Florida Legislation proposes changes to Florida’s texting while driving law

HB 1 Texting while driving

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General Bill   by Stark and Pilon (CO-SPONSORS) Berman; Clarke-Reed; Jacobs; Moskowitz

Texting While Driving: Revises penalties for violations of Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law; provides enhanced penalties for such violations when committed in school zone or school crossing; removes requirement that specified provisions be enforced as secondary action by law enforcement agency.

Effective Date: October 1, 2015

Last Event: Now in Highway & Waterway Safety Subcommittee on Friday, December 19, 2014 2:57 PM