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Currently, Florida drivers may only be cited for texting and driving if they are stopped for some other traffic offense, such as speeding or making an illegal lane change. However, texting while driving could soon be a primary offense in Florida. The House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee approved House Bill 33 (HB 33) with a unanimous vote at Tuesday’s legislative session. Two more approvals are needed before the Bill can go to a general vote on the House floor.
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January is Move Over Month, and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles are encouraging all drivers to abide by the state’s Move Over law and move over for emergency and service vehicles stopped along the roadway. The law was implemented in 2002 to protect law enforcement, emergency responders, tow truck drivers and other public service vehicles when they are stopped and providing assistance on the side of the road.
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Last month, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles launched its “Share the Road” campaign to remind all motorists to use extra caution when driving around bicyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians. This is to ensure that all road users Arrive Alive!
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As summer approaches and the school year ends, it is important to ensure that safety is a priority for all summer activities. If you are planning a family road trip, take time to review some travel safety tips before loading up the car, SUV, or camper. Up front prevention and planning can help to avoid unfortunate circumstances later.