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Florida Lawmakers Move to Make Texting-While-Driving Illegal GOOD NEWS! !!

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TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - Florida is one of just a few states without any type of ban on text messaging while driving, but that could soon change as lawmakers move to slam the brakes on distracted drivers in the fourth-most-populous state."Texting


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Tim C (2420)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 10:19 am

Bob P (394)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 11:03 am
Thanks Suzybell

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 11:53 am
Man these Floridaians must be sunbaked...this is law in so many cities.

. (0)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 1:48 pm
There needs to be a law of reckless endangerment attached to texting while driving. Who the hell do you need to contact so immediately?

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 2:22 pm
notato grazie

S S (0)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 2:29 pm
Thank you.

Ro H (0)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 2:56 pm
about time

TERRY R (267)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 3:05 pm

Judith Hand (55)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 3:27 pm
I live in FL. Texting while driving is obviously not a good practice. Florida drivers in the Daytona Beach area are bad enough when they're simply holding a cell phone to their ear. That's never been dealt with. I can hardly walk and talk at the same time, so doing much more while driving is senseless. If it's important enough, pull off the road!

Christeen A (300)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 4:38 pm
This is great considering how many have died while texting and driving. Thank you.

Linda H (199)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 9:38 pm
I had an accident a year ago,Now I can not go into a long story.So ...I was going through a school zone 20mph or less.The woman in front of me was on her cell,DRIVING A LAND YACHT (BIG BLUE CAR HUGE CHROME BUMPERS)i HIT THIS LAND YACHT GOING ABOUT 10 MPH.My car was not drive able This lady jumped out of the car to see how I was.,I thought nothing of it . I carry my list of meds with always.gave it to the hospital Never had a problem before.This time...I was put down harassed and they were yelling for all to hear that I should not be on this medication! Turned me in to the state now I have no license,I had no transportation to do things in a timely fashion.Now here comes the kicker...The officer who wrote up the report stated I hit a Nissan Altama Well I never saw a Nissan because it was in front of the land yacht, The Nissan was towing the '70s land-yacht. I thought the woman was driving it! she was all over the road! I have tried to speak to the officer ...Now I have no car or Someone to take me to DMV to retake the test! I have never been so embarrassed as I was in that hospital.

Jaime Alves (52)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 7:06 am

Linda H (199)
Monday March 11, 2013, 11:13 am
CELL PHONES do not belong on your face while driving!
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