That Apple Watch looks rather excellent, however can you obtain a web traffic ticket for utilizing your watch while driving in Florida? Most likely!
In 2013, the “Florida Restriction on Texting While Driving Regulation,” Florida Law 316.305, entered result. This regulation was meant to boost street safety and security and also stop text-related collisions.
After all, the Apple Watch is all of the following:
• “broadband personal communication device”
• “two-way messaging device”
• “portable computing device”
• “or any other electronic device when used to input, write, send, receive, or read text for present or future communication”
Under this legislation, it is prohibited to drive “while by hand keying or getting in numerous emails, numbers, icons, or various other personalities right into a cordless interactions tool or while sending out or checking out information on such a tool for the function of non-voice social interaction, consisting of, however not restricted to, interaction techniques called texting, e-mailing, and also immediate message.”
Although the term “cordless interactions tool” is specified as as a portable gadget, it is unreasonable to think that an Apple Watch, with several of the functions of a mobile phone, would certainly not drop under this interpretation.
While it continues to be to be viewed exactly how police and also the courts will certainly translate using the Apple Watch if it hinges on a person’s wrist, it is most likely great to play it secure; hesitate till you reach your destination before examining your Apple Watch. Do not run the risk of obtaining a web traffic ticket, or even worse, risking others, maintain your practical the wheel. Keep in mind, no message deserves a life.
There are many ways to avoid this conviction/adjudication. An experienced traffic attorney can help you preserve your license.
It is important to have an experienced traffic attorney representing you on all speeding tickets to keep the points off your driver’s license to avoid possible suspension due to of an accumulation of points and payment of substantial fines. Many defenses and legal arguments are available to our staff of experienced and Court trained Attorneys at The Traffic Ticket Office, who have successfully defended thousands of traffic cases in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Call us today at (305) LAW-FIRM (529-3476) or come visit us at our offices at 720 NW 103 Street, Miami, FL 33150 for a no cost, no obligation evaluation of your traffic case.