A Florida law that went into effect on October 1, 2013 prohibits operating an in-motion motor vehicle while manually typing e-mails, text messages, or instant messages into a wireless communication device. Law enforcement can now issue citations for this risky behavior.
“We have seen some pretty disturbing cases investigated by our agency in recent months to go along with the national epidemic”, said police spokesman Lieutenant Victor Medico. “This growing problem will get our full attention.”
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