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Texting While Driving Ban In Trouble

A proposed statewide ban on texting while driving may have been run off the road in the state legislature.

CBS Miami–04/30/2013

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Texting While Driving Ban Passes Fla. Senate

A ban on texting while driving in the state of Florida is another step closer to becoming reality.

CBS Miami–04/16/2013

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House Panel OKs Ban On Texting While Driving

A ban on texting while driving in the state of Florida has gained new traction in Tallahassee as a House panel passed a bill creating a statewide ban.

CBS4–04/03/2013

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Texting and Driving Put To The Test

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.

CBS4–03/07/2013

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Senate Panel Approves Texting While Driving Ban

A bill that would ban texting while driving in Florida has received unanimous approval from a Senate panel on Wednesday.

CBS4–03/06/2013

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Texting While Driving Bill Closer To Law, New Strings Attached

A bill banning texting while driving was approved in its first committee Wednesday, but with exceptions.

CBS4–02/07/2013

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Cypress Bay Teacher Cleared Of Criminal Wrongdoing

A Cypress Bay High School teacher and coach has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing following an investigation over allegations he was having a sexual relationship with a student and engaging in sexual texting conversations with another student, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

CBS4–12/11/2012

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New Killer More Dangerous Than Driving Drunk

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?

CBS4–11/16/2012

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Use Of Text Messaging Drops For First Time

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.

CBS4–11/14/2012

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Coral Springs Teens Get A Lesson On Texting And Driving

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?

CBS4–11/13/2012

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