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Texting While Driving Ban Passes Florida Legislature, But Scott Hasn’t Said He’ll Sign It

| May 2, 2013

The Senate voted 39-1 in favor of a bill (SB 52) that makes it illegal to read or type texts or emails while actually driving, though it would remain legal to do it while stopped, such as at a red light. Drivers can;t be stopped for texting, however. They can only be cited if stopped for another offense.

Road Rage Genesis: Law Banning Texting a Long-Overdue Correction

| April 18, 2013

In Florida in 2012, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were 256,443 traffic crashes and of those 4,841 were caused by a driver using some form of electronic device.

Texting-While-Driving Ban Picking Up Likes As Legislature Prepares to Approve New Law

| April 3, 2013

In a room full of people texting updates to and otherwise using electronic devices, a long sought measure to ban such behavior while driving was given a green light to the Florida House floor on Wednesday.

Cell Phone and Texting While Driving Bans: Laws in the 50 States

| July 10, 2011

Texting while driving bans, hand held cell phone while driving bans: laws state by state with age breakdowns, school zones, teens and novices.

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