April 1, 2014
Florida law proposal: 30-year jail sentence for causing death while texting at the wheel
Texting behind the wheel in Florida could land a driver in prison for 30 years, if a new bill comes to pass. TCPalm reports.
That's the punishment some Florida lawmakers are pushing through the Legislature if a driver kills someone while texting and driving.
The bill, sponsored by Rep. Irv Slosberg, will go to a final vote in the state House of Representatives this week.
The bill would also punish typing anything into a phone. That includes social media, or punching in an address into a GPS.
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