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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AAA urges governto amend legislation, revive ban on hand-held devices while driving

Current law restricts texting while driving, but Bocock says ticketing a … And the organization cites some alarming statistics on distracted driving from … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn

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Your days of using your phone while driving may soon be at an end

In Alabama, texting and driving and having a phone in your hand under 18 is illegal. Sallas said he feels this additional law keeps drivers safe, but … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn

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GPD increases focus on distracted driving

Russ Idle said 32 distracted driving tickets, most commonly associated with texting or voice calls on a cellphone while driving, have been issued from … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn