WATCH: Cobb, Marietta cops made PSA about new hands-free driving law

The Marietta and Cobb County police departments created a PSA video about the news hands-free driving bill.
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The Marietta and Cobb County police departments created a PSA video about the news hands-free driving bill.

Credit: Cobb County

Credit: Cobb County

There, with the signature from Gov. Nathan Deal now in place, hands-free driving becomes the law of the land in Georgia on July 1.

That means a lot is going to change.

Cops from the Marietta and Cobb County police departments created a video explaining some of those changes.

It stars Marietta mayor Steve "Thunder" Tumlin, and The Big Chicken makes a brief cameo. You can watch it below.

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Smyrna and Marietta beat the state legislature to the punch by passing their own versions of the bill but have pulled theirs and will yield to the state law.

If you're still confused, check out our comprehensive guide explaining everything you need to know about the law and its affects on drivers.

Or if you’d rather have our guide in video form, check it out below.

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What's legal and what isn't in the Georgia distracted driving bill? Ga. House Bill 673 would require drivers to use hands-free technology when using cell phones and other electronic devices while driving. The goal is to pry our eyes away from cell phones while we’re behind the wheel – behavior experts say has led to a spike in fatalities on Georgia highways . But “hands free” isn’t as clear cut as it sounds. The bill prohibits anyone from handling a “wireless telecommunication device” whi

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