The Tennessee Highway Patrol is warning drivers to make sure they are in compliance with the new hands-free law that started July 1, because the agency is now going to start cracking down on violators.

THP made the announcement in a Facebook post Wednesday. It's ending any 'grace period' from enforcement of the law over Labor Day weekend.

That means state troopers will begin to strictly enforce it. 

Some may wonder why there was a grace period to begin with, but THP Lt. Don Boshears explained the immediate goal for enforcement was to educate people who might not know about the new law.

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