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Month: December 2019

Car Cell Phone Use Restricted in 2020

Texting while driving is responsible for more accidents than DUIs and The Florida legislature has finally put some teeth into the problem. Section 316.305 went into effect on January 1, 2019. It provides that motorists can be stopped and cited for texting and driving as a primary offense. The second part of the law, which went into effect in October,…

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Will I need an FR44 Certificate After a DUI conviction in Florida?

Having your car impounded and your license suspended. Steep fines. Higher insurance rates. Jail time. Probation. That’s what you risk if you drive drunk in Florida, a state which has some of the strictest drunk driving laws in the nation. And that’s just a best-case scenario—things get even worse if you cause an accident or injuries while driving drunk. One…

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Legal Cannabis Possible in 11 U.S. States Next Year

There were efforts around the country to establish legal, adult-use cannabis this year. However, just Illinois enacted its Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (CRTA) over the summer, passing the state legislature and earning the governor’s signature. Fast forward to 2020. States that failed in their 2019 legalization efforts could make other attempts at passage. Some others will try their r first attempts at adult-use…

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