NO Texting While DRIVING
NO MORE TEXTING WHILE DRIVING IN ALABAMA!
Drivers in Alabama will no longer be allowed to text will they are behind the wheel.
Gov. Robert Bentley signed into law a bill banning the practice of texting while driving. The new law prohibits using wireless devices to write, send, or read a text message, instant message, or email while operating a motor vehicle on Alabama roadways.
Those who are cited for violating the new law can be fined $25 for the first offense, $50 for the second offense and $75 for the third or subsequent offenses. The driver's record will also show a two-point violation for each offense.
The law goes into effect August 1, 2012