How Florida’s New Texting While Driving Law is Impacting Personal Injury Cases

Florida’s recent implementation of a new law targeting texting while driving has sparked significant and far-reaching implications, particularly within personal injury cases. As smartphones and digital distractions become increasingly prevalent on the roads, lawmakers have recognized the urgent need to address the dangers of distracted driving. 


Overview of Florida’s Texting While Driving Law 


Enacted on October 1, 2013, Florida’s new texting while driving law

How Floridians Can Stop Using Their Phone While Driving


Distracted driving is one of the top reasons for serious auto accidents in Florida.


Consider these stats the next time you are tempted to use your phone while driving:


  • About 500,000 U.S. residents are injured and more than 6,000 are killed in 1.6 million auto accidents every year, due to using a phone while driving.
  • One-quarter of all teen drivers admit to texting

Florida’s Most Dangerous Car Crashes: What’s Involved?


Every day, hundreds of car accidents occur in Florida. Yet some accidents are more dangerous than others and can lead to serious injuries.


In this post, we’ll tell you the factors involved in the most dangerous accidents and these factors increase the risk of serious injury or death in Florida car crashes.


Distracted Driving


This is the top reason for car crashes