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It’s Official: Florida’s New Texting Ban Is Now The Law
Posted By Todd Miner Law || May 24, 2019Over recent months, Todd Miner Law has covered Florida’s crackdown on texting while driving as it made its (at times rocky) journey through the state Legislature. Now, it’s official: Florida has a new and more robust texting ban on the books. About the New Law On Friday, May 17, 2019 at Sarasota High School, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a long-awaited bill to make texting while driving a primary ...Continue Reading
10 Things to Know About Florida’s New Texting While Driving Law
Posted By Todd Miner Law || May 15, 2019After a temporary postponement to better align a pair of proposed bills, Florida lawmakers have accomplished what legislators in both Congressional chambers have failed to do for years: compromise over a plan to crack down on distracted driving. On Monday, April 29, 2019, the Florida House of Representatives passed CS / HB 107 , setting the stage for Florida to join 43 other states in making ...Continue Reading
FWC: Florida’s 2019 Boating Season is Off to a Bad Start
Posted By Todd Miner Law || May 2, 2019Florida’s 2019 boating season is not starting out as hoped. By early April, the state has already seen more boating accidents in many of its most popular boating communities than seen during the entirety of 2018, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. That includes a number of serious accidents, numerous injuries, and alarmingly high rates of deaths. Some boating ...Continue Reading
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