March 1, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 1/9/2014

"I knew as a secondary offense it would be extremely difficult for law enforcement officers to enforce."

-- State Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach

Florida's texting-while-driving ban went into effect with great hoopla in October, but records show only 32 citations were issued in Broward through December 31.

The law is meant to make roads safer by keeping drivers from being distracted. But in Florida, drivers can only be cited if they are stopped for another offense.

Read more at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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