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San Antonio Bans Cell Phone Use While Driving

Man using mobile phone while driving

Effective January 1st, San Antonio will ban the use of hand held cell phones while driving. With fines up to $200 make sure you know about San Antonio Bans Cell Phone Use While Driving.

Why San Antonio Bans Cell Phone Use While Driving.

Distracted driving. It is that simple. San Antonio Bans Cell Phone Use While Driving in order to deter individuals from paying more attention to their phone than the road. Distracted driving is a huge problem in Texas and the rest of the country. At  The Coquat Law Firm we always stress that driving safely is our number one priority.

What you need to know about San Antonio Bans Cell Phone Use While Driving.

As noted by Hands Free Info

Under the new San Antonio law, motorists are barred from holding the devices to make phone calls, text, use email, access the Internet, play games as well as “other use of the device.” Unlike the Austin ordinance, drivers are barred from using smartphones and similar devices while temporarily stopped in traffic, as in at a red light.

As we noted earlier violating the San Antonio Bans Cell Phone Use While Driving can lead to a traffic ticket fine of up to $200. While the law is not effective until January 1st, we recommend that all San Antonio and Texas drivers start getting used to driving without using a cell phone.

If you have a Traffic Ticket or Traffic Citations call The Coquat Law Firm today at 210-745-2825. Our experienced traffic ticket attorneys resolve thousands of traffic ticket citations every single year. Flexible payment plans are available. Don’t waste your time and money on a traffic ticket. Call a trained traffic ticket lawyer today so you don’t have to fight your traffic ticket or traffic citations alone. We also work with CDLs.

About the Author

Justin A. Coquat is a founding member of The Coquat Law Firm, P.C. Mr. Coquat has represented clients with Traffic Tickets, Speeding Tickets, CDL Tickets and MIPs for over seven years and has resolved an excess of 2,500 citations. He is a San Antonio native who went to The University of the Incarnate Word and then South Texas College of Law in Houston. Mr. Coquat represents victims of traffic tickets in the San Antonio Municipal Court, Bexar County Justice of the Peace Courts, Schertz Municipal Court, Selma Municipal Court, Leon Valley, Helotes, Hollywood Park, Alamo Heights, Shavano Park and Garden Ridge. He also resolves traffic tickets in other local jurisdictions such as the Helotes Municipal Court, Marion Municipal Court, Elmendorf Municipal Court, Three Rivers Municipal Court, George West Municipal Court and Justice of the Peace Courts in Comal County, Guadalupe County, Atascosa County and Live Oak County . Mr Coquat can be reached for a free traffic ticket defense consultation at 210-745-2825.

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[…] Many states have laws about texting and driving or using a handheld device while driving. San Antonio recently passed a new law that will prohibit the use of a handheld cell phone or device while driving, starting on January 1st, 2015. Read more about this at our Traffic Ticket SA website or read our post about it here. […]

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