Florida Keys News - Key West Citizen
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Ban on texting while driving
Bill locals were for now heads to Scott

Florida lawmakers this week passed a bill to ban texting while driving, five years after a political push began.

"For the first time ever, Florida finally has a law that says texting while driving is illegal," said Sen. Nancy Detert, R-Venice, who had sponsored similar bills for four years and calls the practice an "epidemic."

On Thursday, the Senate appr...

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