The Washington State Patrol has already issued more than 4,000 warnings on the new DUI-E law,which prohibits driving while using electronics such as a cellphones. They are set to start issuing fines and penalties.

Motorists have enjoyed an education period but look for the WSP to start issuing citations in January.

A first offense will cost $136 with a second offense and afterwards costing $234 each time.

If you haven't gotten into the habit of putting down your phone while driving, you might want to take notice of the warning.

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