Tag Archives: Texting and Driving

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Will Tougher Florida Laws Decrease Car Accidents from Texting and Driving?

By John Piccin |

Texting and driving accidents are a serious problem across the US, but Florida may soon join many other states in making it easier for law enforcement officers to identify and apprehend motorists who engage in this risky behavior. If passed, Senate Bill 90 will make it a primary offense to text while driving, which… Read More »

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Florida Strengthens Texting While Driving Laws

By John Piccin |

Driving while distracted is a growing concern throughout the United States. Over the years accidents caused by distracted drivers have increased significantly. Taking eyes off of the road, removing hands from the steering wheel, and even thinking about something other than driving are all considered distractions. Texting while driving can cause all three types… Read More »

State Considers Banning All Non-Driving Activities While Behind the Wheel

By John Piccin |

Distracted driving is a major concern for every state across the nation. More than eight people are killed and over one thousand are injured in collisions caused by distracted driving every day. In fact, 18% of all fatal car crashes in the United States are caused by distracted drivers. In 2014, 3,719 people died… Read More »

April is Florida’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By John Piccin |

The increase in auto accidents caused by distracted drivers has become such a concern countrywide that many states have implemented campaigns to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has instituted Florida’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month this April and even created a hashtag –… Read More »

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