To follow up on several previous posts, Florida lawmakers have passed a tougher law that will hopefully curb this state's ongoing problem with texting and driving and other distracted driving. The measure still awaits the governor's approval, but he is expected to sign the legislation.
There has been a lot of buzz recently about the Florida Legislature's effort to pass a tougher law against distracted driving. If passed, the new measure will help police further crack down on motorists in South Florida who insist on using their cell phones as they speed down the roads and highways of this state.
Many people in Florida have for a long time thought that this state's laws prohibiting texting and driving were a little lax.
People in South Florida probably recognize intuitively that distracted driving is a problem on the roads of Coral Gables and the other Miami suburbs. As April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, it is still a good opportunity to remind everyone about how easily distracted driving can lead to severe and even fatal auto accidents.