Texting While Driving Illegal in Florida Effective July 1

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Brian Erickson Attention, Tallahassee drivers! Effective July 1, 2019, texting while driving will be considered a primary offense. In May of this year, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law that banned texting while driving and allows police officers to pull over drivers that are seen doing just that. Title XXIII of the Florida Statues calls this law the … Continue reading Texting While Driving Illegal in Florida Effective July 1

Tax-Free Hurricane Supplies To Get this Hurricane Season

By Amy Marcos Summer is right around the corner, and all Floridians know and fear what that means: hurricane season is here. Running from June 1 to November 1 in Florida, hurricane season begins in a few days, but subtropical storms have already made appearances this year. On May 15, Governor Ron DeSantis approved a sales tax-free holiday, called the 2019 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax … Continue reading Tax-Free Hurricane Supplies To Get this Hurricane Season