A proposal that would strengthen the state’s ban on texting while driving, giving police officers more power to pull over motorists for tapping messages while behind the wheel has been filed by South Florida lawmaker Rep. Richard Stark.
In the wee hours of Thursday morning, Plantation fire officials said a woman hit a tree in the median along University Drive near NW 5th Street while she was texting. Pictures from the Plantation Fire Department showed the aftermath of the single car crash.
Scammers in South Florida are targeting anew market niche — online daters who are prone to sexting.
Using a phone to call 911 is the most efficient way to reach emergency help but what if you can’t talk on your phone? What if you can only text and you need emergency police help?
It’s a disturbing trend that is being blamed for destroying marriages and ruining families. Experts say it starts as an innocent conversation, but evolves into a deep bond.
Suicide and abuse hotlines have been helping people in distress for decades. Now they are also counseling people through text messages.
Recent motorcycle crashes and deaths have prompted a new event called Critical Mass for Motorcycles.
Family and friends gathered together to remember the life of a Tampa-Bay area man who was shot and killed during a dispute over texting at a movie theater last week.
Between talk time, texting and data usage, finding the best plan can for you and your family can be confusing.
The texting-while-driving ban has only been in place in Florida since October 1, but some legislators are ready to give it some more teeth.