Gone will be the days of distracted drivers’ mid-conversation via text—that’s if Gov. Rick Scott signs the bill to ban texting while driving.
The tens of thousands who descended on Downtown Miami for a weekend of big events were already out in force Saturday morning.
It’s dangerous and in many cases deadly. But Florida has no law against texting and driving. Today the legislature took a first step toward changing that, as one of many bills forbidding texting and driving went before a House Sub-Committee. CBS4′s Vanessa Borge talks to one of the local politicians trying to change the law… and then headed to the Homestead Speedway to put distracted driving to the test.
Gas prices have been one of the biggest hindrances to a more broad economic recovery. But AAA is predicting that prices will likely drop in 2013.
Florida drivers looking to save money from from a new law designed to crack down on no-fault auto insurance fraud may find it helps insurance companies, but have to look hard to find any significant savings.
If driving is bad in South Florida; it may be the worst at Miami International Airport. Standing on the corner for 30 minutes, CBS4 cameras rolled as drivers stopped, swerved and rolled right past the wrong way signs. The same is true of drivers of big buses and trucks.
There’s a new killer in Florida, more dangerous than drunk driving. It’s already outlawed in 44 states but it’s still legal in Florida. It’s the “new” drinking and driving, known as texting and driving, but should it be outlawed in Florida?
As Tropical Storm Isaac prepares to bare down on South Florida and the Keys, the Florida Highway Patrol is urging drivers to be cautious when on the road.
Most kids know using a mobile phone while driving is a bad idea, but nearly 60-percent of high school seniors admitted in a recent CDC study that they text while driving. Now a new free app called DriveScribe is a game-changer. It takes the mobile phone and turns it from detractor into driving coach and rewards teens for safe driving.
Dropping by the gas station to fill up your tank may have you doing a double-take when you see the prices. Gas prices are rising across the Sunshine State and the rest of the nation.