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More laws on texting and driving needed?

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports more than half of surveyed high school seniors admit to texting while driving. After distracted driving laws led to a vehicular homicide convicion, even the national government is noticing this isse. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports how Florida’s lack of distracted driving legislation is raising questions.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/06/FP-Distracted-Drivers.mp3|titles=FP Distracted Drivers]

 

About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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