Suwanee, GA asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia

Q: I recently received a "hands free" ticket in Georgia. He listed it as M/V - unlawful use of communication / electronic

40-6-241 On my DMV record it is listed as failure to due care. Should it be listed as this?

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Samantha Embry
Samantha Embry
  • Lawrenceville , GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Yes, that is listed correctly. You can read the full statute here:

Sometimes, if you purchase a hands free device for your vehicle and take it to court with you to show the Judge, they will dismiss the ticket on first offense. I think that may be worth a try in your instance, or you could just pay the fine. It's up to you.

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