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Researchers Reveal New Ways People Are Engaging in Distracted Driving

By The Turnbull Firm |

Despite countless warnings from safety advocates and the fines and penalties imposed on drivers who text while driving, distracted driving continues to be a major problem and one of the most common causes of car accidents in Florida. Research has revealed new ways people are engaging in distracted driving. The study, which showed that… Read More »

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Florida Court Rules That Punitive Damages Are Available to a Victim of Distracted Driving Car Accidents

By The Turnbull Firm |

Florida specifically prohibits texting and driving. Under the state’s distracted driving law, texting while operating a motor vehicle is a primary offense, which allows police officers to pull over a driver solely for holding their phone while operating a car. If you or someone you love was hit by a driver who was texting… Read More »

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Orange County Deputies Enforce Florida’s Hands-Free Texting and Driving Law

By The Turnbull Firm |

Many Orange County drivers were caught off guard when they were stopped and pulled over by deputies on Forest City Road on February 20. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office enforced the hands-free portion of Florida’s 2019 texting and driving law that makes it illegal to hold one’s cellphone or any other mobile electronic device… Read More »

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