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  • It’s Official: Florida’s New Texting Ban Is Now The Law

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || May 24, 2019

    Over 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 Florida's New Texting Law On Friday, May 17, 2019 at Sarasota High School, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a long-awaited bill to make texting while ...
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  • 10 Things to Know About Florida’s New Texting While Driving Law

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || May 15, 2019

    After 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 ...
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  • Florida Continues Tough Stance on Texting While Driving

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || Apr 17, 2019

    In Florida, a proposal will be heard by the House regarding texting and driving, which could potentially turn it into a primary offense. Today, texting while driving is still treated as a secondary offense and police officers cannot pull you over if they see you texting while driving. However, if an officer pulls you over for a primary offense, such as speeding, and sees that you were texting ...
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