Texting and driving against the law

Posted by: Sherri Burnett-James - bio | email

JACKSONVILLE, AL (WSFA) - A Calhoun county city is the first in Alabama to ban texting while driving. The Jacksonville city council approved the law Monday.

The first offense will cost $50. The second offense in the same year will cost $100. The third offense in the same year will cost $500.

The law goes into effect in Jacksonville city on March 1st.

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