Ban Texting & Driving in Florida Texting and driving is currently illegal in Florida, but it’s not a primary offense. That means if an officer sees a driver texting and driving, they’re powerless to pull the driver over. Texting and driving needs to be a primary offense. Our lives, those of our neighbors, and those of our children are too important to wait. Name* First Last Email* CommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.