New laws take effect Tuesday - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/31/09

New laws take effect Tuesday

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - There's a whole flood of new laws for Texans that take effect Tuesday.

Everyone in the car has to be properly seat belted.  That includes both children and adults, even when riding in the back seat.  

Also, persons under 18 cannot use a cell phone while driving. This new restriction applies to licenses issued Tuesday or thereafter to applicants who are under 18.  It also applies to certain licenses issued prior to September 1st.

From seatbelts, to concealed guns and driving with cell phone, click on the link below for a complete look at the laws going into effect Tuesday, September 1st.

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List of new laws goes into effect September 1st
Less than three weeks from now we all have to follow brand new state laws. Here are highlights of what takes effect in Texas on September 1st.

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