Exceptions to the Texting and Driving Law in Virginia

As of July 1, 2013, texting while driving is a primary offense in Virginia.  You no longer have to breaking some other law in order to receive a ticket.  Now, an officer only has to see you texting while driving in order to pull you over.  There are exceptions to this new law, however.  You can still use your phone as a GPS, and you can text while you are legally parked or stopped.

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