Texting and Driving is Illegal in Florida
https://www.highschooldriver.com/pass-the-permit-test/distracted-driving Texting while driving is distracted driving and illegal in Florida. Texting is one of the most dangerous distracted driving activities because it the three types of distractions: Visual (you take your eyes off the road) Manual (you take your hands off the steering wheel) Cognitive (you are not thinking about driving). According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles there were more than 1,600 traffic tickets written in Florida in 2014 for texting and driving. Don’t Text and Drive!