SB 158: Use of Wireless Communications Devices/Driving
GENERAL BILL by Detert ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Margolis ; Dockery ; Lynn
Use of Wireless Communications Devices/Driving; Creates the "Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law." Provides legislative intent. Prohibits the operation of a motor vehicle while using a wireless communications device for certain purposes. Specifies information that is admissible as evidence of a violation. Provides for enforcement as a secondary action. Provides for points to be assessed against a driver's license for the unlawful use of a wireless communications device resulting in a crash, etc.
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Transportation
Location: In committee/council (TR)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Transportation (TR)
- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Transportation; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Budget -SJ 22
• Introduced -SJ 22
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Transportation
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