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See how law agencies are enforcing hands-free phone law
Numerous warnings issued for drivers who violate new state restrictions on cellphone use
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Gainesville Police Officer Derek Evatt prepares for traffic patrol Friday, July 6, 2018 at the Gainesville Public Safety Complex. There have been 179 citations and nearly 800 warnings across the state by the Department of Public Safety during the first week of the hands-free driving law. - photo by Scott Rogers
Since the hands-free phone law took effect Sunday, July 1, Gainesville Police Cpl. Jessica Van said there have been 46 citations and warnings from the department. Van did not disclose the breakdown between citations and warnings.