Is it legal to talk on a cell phone while driving in Florida?

As of 2017, it is lawful to speak on a cellphone while you’re driving except that commercial drivers have to use hands-free. As far as text concern, presently, you cannot text while you’re driving. It is a secondary offense which means you can’t be stopped while you’re texting and driving. But they stop you for something else, you can be ticketed for texting and driving. There’s an effort afoot in the legislature right now though to make it a primary offense, in other words, a ticketable citation initial offense for texting and driving.

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