News 6 rides with trooper warning drivers about new texting and driving law
The new texting while driving law went into effect on Monday. Florida’s new distracted driving law makes texting behind the wheel a primary offense, which means if a law enforcement officer sees you on your phone while operating a vehicle, they can pull you over. [RELATED: Police issue reminder about new texting and driving law in Florida | Gov. However, Drach said not all law enforcement agencies are offering the same grace period when it comes to texting while driving. [READ MORE: Here's what happened when Iowa implemented texting and driving law | Winter Park police: 'Don't be a clown.