By adopting the “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law,” Florida has joined 41 other states where texting while driving is illegal. The new law prohibits, as a secondary offense, manual texting, e-mailing and instant messaging on a wireless device while driving. Drivers cannot be pulled over for texting alone; rather, the driver must have engaged in a separate traffic offense. The new law adds Section 316.305 to the Florida Statutes and amends other sections. Read the full article here.