All over the US, including in Florida, people are facing criminal charges for killing others in a car crash when they text while driving. Even when a person does not intend for an accident, a person could be hit with not only a personal injury action, but conviction for misdemeanor or involuntary manslaughter depending on the accident injuries.
A Consumer Reports study on mobile device use, which includes texting while driving, revealed:
63% used a handheld cell phone while driving in the past 30 days
30% texted while driving in the past 30 days
36% were concerned with distracted driving, and 30% thought