Texting and driving: Delray rep calls out Senate chair to toughen law

Distracted Driving

Florida is one of four states that don't make texting while driving a primary offense, meaning cops cannot cite it unless they pull someone over for another infraction like speeding. At that point it brings a $30 fine, plus local add-on fees. Records requested by The Palm Beach Post showed crash reports …

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