You've known this day was coming and it's finally here. If you commute across the state line, just put your phone down and drive if you don't want a $124 ticket.
Starting today, talking or texting on a cell phone while driving and NOT using a hands-free device is a primary offense in Washington. That means a police officer can pull you over if they see you doing either, they don't have to wait to get you on some other driving infraction.
Here are the new rules from the Spokesman-Review.