Florida texting while driving law News

Florida Gov Signs Bill Making Texting While Driving Primary Offense

Florida will become one of the last states to make texting while driving a primary traffic offense under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday. The new law will also ban the use of any handheld wireless …

Florida Lawmakers Pass Text While Driving Ban, Hands-Free Requirement

The Florida House on Monday passed a compromise bill that would make texting while driving a primary offense, as well as create a hands-free area within school zones and construction zones where workers are present. The bill, House Bill 107, …

Florida Lawmakers to Reconsider Texting While Driving Ban

Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Mark Wysocky says it is hard to separate texting drivers from drunken drivers as he cruises down a suburban interstate highway. Both weave. They speed up and slow down for no obvious reason and get too …