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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:35 pm 
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Law officially in effect in Aruba as of now! It is (by law) prohibited to be behind the wheel of a car in traffic having a phone in your hand. If spotted by police you will receive a 500 florin ($285 +/-) fine. The maximum sentence for this infraction (should it be necessary to go beyond the basic fine) is detention for a maximum of three months or a fine of 10k florin (about $5850).

Yoo have been warned!

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:36 pm 
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We have this law for years in the Netherlands. About 60% of traffic accidents are caused because people are busy on their phone while driving. I think it is a good thing the fine is high.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:34 pm 
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If your rental car does not have bluetooth, please bring your own. Not all rental cars have them. Check with the company you rent from.
Another alternative is a portable mount. I have one that fits into the CD slot. It's good for using maps as well as the speaker on your phone.
Be prepared Scouts.

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