Texting While Driving
A proposal filed Thursday would bar drivers under age 18 from using wireless phones or other communications devices while they are behind the wheel.
A state senator from Venice is hoping the third time is the charm to pass legislation which would ban drivers from typing or reading texts, emails or other electronic messages while behind the wheel.
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?
If ever a story called for the use of an emoticon, this would be the one: text messaging volume in the U.S. has declined for the first time ever, according to a new research report.
It’s been said that experience makes the best teacher. But how do you teach teens about the dangers of texting while behind the wheel without putting their lives at risk?
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A controversial bill which would have banned texting while behind the wheel went nowhere fast during the last legislative session which ended on Friday. While the measure gained some traction in the […]
Proposals which would ban texting while driving have made some progress in the state Senate but have gone nowhere in the House.
The National Transportation Safety Board recommended that states should ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in the case of an emergency.
State Senator Nancy Detert (R-Venice) hopes the third time will be the charm as she sponsors yet another bill that would ban texting while behind the wheel.
A bill aimed at curbing the temptation to text while on the road was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee Wednesday by a 10-0 vote.