A Florida Senate committee’s last chance to authorize police to pull over drivers for texting on cell phones comes Tuesday and a House representative from Palm Beach County is imploring its chairman to “do
the right thing.”
Florida is one of four states that don’t make texting while driving a primary offense, meaning cops cannot cite it unless they pull someone over for another infraction like speeding. At that point it brings a $30
fine, plus local add-on fees.
In 2015 Keller, Keller, Caracuzzo attorney Jonathan Cox successfully won a landmark case in which a Palm Beach county judge allowed his client to seek punitive damages against a driver who rear-ended the plaintiffs while driving and
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