WSP starts enforcing new cell phone law on June 10; no grace period

The Washington State Patrol is warning drivers that they will fully enforce the new primary cell phone law starting June 10. In a media release, the WSP says they will not offer a grace period and they will ticket drivers they see texting while driving or failing to use a hands-free device.

WSP Chief John R Batiste says:

“Drivers have already had nearly two years to adjust their driving habits. We will fully enforce this law from day one.”

The new cell phone law is intended to reduce car accidents, reduce injuries and save lives. Studies show that driver distraction have caused a significant number of auto collisions.

This information is provided by Seattle Car Accident Lawyer blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who ave been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents and the family of those killed. If you believe your car accident was caused by someone’s negligent use of a cell phone read, “What if my car accident was caused by someone using a cell phone?

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