Bluetooth Handsfree Products We Carry
Alpine Let's You Take Control
For those of us who use our smartphone for everything, there’s the iLX-207 Mechless Audio/Video Receiver with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability. This hands free option allows you to control your music, driving directions, and phone calls – all controlled from the 7-inch touchscreen with sound pumped through your vehicle’s speaker system.
Rostra Con-Verse Bluetooth Hands Free
You need both hands for proper driving & Rostra is proud to offer an innovative product- The Con-Verse Automotive Bluetooth® Handsfree System.
With The Con-Verse, you can answer your calls from the touch of a button which mutes the radio immediately. You can even talk to Siri while driving. It’s truly a versatile and robust hands free option.
Pioneer Hands Free Systems
Compatible with either an Android or iPhone, The Pioneer Built In Bluetooth allows you to obey the new hands free cell phone law by pairing your phone easily. From easy hands free calling to streaming music, everything is at your fingertips.
Let Auto Accents help you obey the law in an affordable way. Call us today.
Georgia’s New Phone Law Comes Into Effect July 1, 2018
In Georgia, if you’re observed by a law enforcement official touching your phone, you may be subjected to a ticket that comes with a price tag of anywhere from $150 to $900 for repeat offenders.
Old habits die hard, but being on your phone while driving will soon cost you. Are you ready? That’s why Auto Accents has all the latest, state of the art, in dash, handsfree bluetooth car kits.
What Is House Bill 673?
Georgia’s Gov. Deal recently signed House Bill 673 which becomes law on July 1, 2018. This new bill requires all drivers to use hands free technology when operating their cell phones or any electronic devices. This includes phones, iPods and other devices. Here are the do’s and don’ts of the new bill:
This is Prohibited:
- Holding or supporting a wireless telecommunications device or stand-alone electronic device (i.e. an iPod).
- Writing, reading or sending any text-based communication This includes a text message, instant message, e-mail or any internet data while holding your smartphone.
- You are not allowed to watch a video or movie other than watching data related to the navigation of your vehicle (i.e., your mapping app or GPS screen).
- You’re not allowed to record a video while operating a vehicle.
It’s ok to speak or text a message using hands free technology.
It’s still ok to use a GPS system or mapping app.
It’s still ok to wear and use a smart watch.
Using an earpiece to talk on the phone is still allowed.
*Using radios, CB radios, CB radio hybrids, commercial two-way radios, subscription-based emergency communication devices is still allowed.
Given this, when can you handle or hold your cell phone while driving? Basically, if you’re using it to report an accident, a medical emergency, a crime, a fire or some type of hazardous road condition. It’s not even ok to check your phone while at a stoplight. You must be legally parked on the side of the road or in a parking lot
The only people that are exempt from the new hands free requirements are first responders and utility employees. Other than that, there are a lot of people out there who are going to struggle to put away their phone. But, there’s another option. Let us help you find the right one for your situation and budget.
Hands Free Options For Fleet Vehicles
Staying in touch with your employees is mission critical to your business, but so is obeying the law. Don’t let your employees risk getting a ticket by installing bluetooth technology in your company vehicles. Let Auto Accents help.
We’ll help you identify the right hands free system for your vehicles at the most affordable pricing.
Click here to read more about Georgia House Bill 673