Starting Wednesday, July 1st the state of Tennessee has a new state law that prohibits the using text messaging while driving. This includes texting while at a stop light or traffic light. People found guilty of texting while driving will be subject to a $50 fine and it will be considered a non-moving traffic violation and point will not be added to violator license.
While texting while driving is banned- driver will still be allowed to use cell phones while driving.
Other new laws in the state of TN starting on July 1, 2009 include the following:
- Colored advertisements are now allowed on buses
- Tennesseans can now have wine shipped to their homes.
- Gun dealers no longer have to take thumbprints when selling guns.
- It is now illegal to wear official military apparel
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