Tougher Texting While Driving Ban Moves ForwardLegislation that would make texting while driving a “primary” traffic offense continues to move forward.
Racial Profiling Fears Raised With Texting BillRace and ethnicity would have to be recorded when the driver is ticketed for texting while driving, under a measure in the state Senate.
Bill Would Make Texting While Driving A Primary OffenseA bill in the works would make it a primary offense to text while driving in the State of Florida.
State Rep. Wants Tougher Law On Texting While DrivingState Rep. Emily Slosberg is trying to build support to make texting while driving a primary offense.
App Reveals Miami’s Top Distracted RoadsDespite more states treating distracted driving as a primary offense, driving deaths are up 14 percent since 2015 according to the National Safety Council.
Senator Wants Tougher Texting-While-Driving LawFlorida's texting-while-driving ban would be strengthened under a proposal filed by Sen. Thad Altman for the 2016 legislative session.
Florida Steps Up Distracted Driving Safety CampaignWe’ve all heard the warning before, don’t text and drive but new ads and law enforcement campaigns are going further than that. They want you to put down your cell phone all together when you’re behind the wheel of your car.
State Senate Targets Texting Behind The WheelA Senate committee has narrowly approved two bills that would strengthen the state's ban on texting while driving.
Senate Could Consider Tougher Texting LawRight now you can’t be pulled over solely for texting while driving in Florida. But a Brevard County senator has filed a proposal Wednesday that would strengthen the law surrounding the controversial multitasking issue.
Weston Lawmaker Wants To Toughen Texting While Driving LawA 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.
Senate Targets Texting While Driving FatalitiesA Senate committee Tuesday approved a bill that would toughen penalties for people who cause fatal accidents while texting behind the wheel.
Legislator Wants To Increase Texting While Driving Fines In School ZonesThe 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.