You can’t text behind the wheel in France anymore, even when pulled over

February 7th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

There has been a recent increase in accidents caused by distracted drivers behind the wheel, and the number one culprit of distraction is the cell phone. Having these super-fast mobile computers in our pockets really entice us to take them out while waiting at a light or when stuck in traffic.

In France, a new court ruling from the Court of Cassation has altered the current texting and driving laws that are in effect. Specifically, the law states :

The use of a telephone held in hand by the driver of a vehicle in circulation is prohibited.

This court ruling has changed the legal…

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