Tag Archives: Florida law

Gainesville’s Young Drivers Pulled In Most Texting and Driving Tickets In First Month

By on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 9:38 am

Gainesville Police issued 10 citations in the first month of Florida’s texting while driving ban. Drivers ages 18 to 25 have received more than half of the 10 citations, said Ben Tobias, Gainesville Police Department spokesperson.

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Why Florida’s Texting And Driving Law Might Be Ineffective

By and on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 4:46 pm

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The “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law” will become effective Oct. 1. Some North Florida law enforcement officials, however, already believe the law will be ineffective.

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Lawmakers consider change to pensions for state employees

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 12:16 am

A panel of Florida lawmakers is considering changing the state pension system that would rid the current system and move employees to a new 401(k)-type plan.

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