If you are reading this and driving, stop. It can wait. More than 5 crashes occur every hour because of someone texting behind the wheel. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were more than 500,000 distracted driving crashes in Florida, resulting in more than 200 fatalities in 2016. As […]
A Senate bill that would allow police to pull over motorists they see texting while driving has already cleared two committee stops, and on Tuesday a coalition of law enforcement, business, local governments and individuals is urging its final committee stop to approve give it the final stamp of approval before its ready for the […]
A bill that would allow police to pull over and ticket drivers who are texting cleared its second Senate panel Wednesday, with a unanimous vote from the Senate Committee on Transportation. Texting while driving is currently a ‘secondary offense’ in Florida, meaning law enforcement can tack on an additional charge for texting motorists who are […]
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