St. Thomas Law Review


Becky Saka

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This Comment examines the roadblocks that are stopping Florida from having an effective enforcement of Florida's texting while driving ban." Part II discusses the meaning and dangers of distracted driving. This part also focuses on Florida's legislative response to texting while driving by examining the current cellphone legislation in Florida. Part III specifically addresses why Florida's statute falls short from deterring Florida drivers from distracted driving. In addition, this part addresses why Florida has been resistant to proposed legislation to change Florida's current law. Finally, Part IV proposes amendments to Florida's law that will best allow Florida to deter drivers from distracted driving.

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