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Posted: Friday, September 27, 2013 10:38 am | Updated: 6:40 pm, Fri Sep 27, 2013.

SARASOTA, FL - The state law that bans texting and driving will go into effect on Oct. 1.

The law considers texting while driving  a secondary violation, meaning you must be pulled over for another offense to be fined. 

ABC 7 Reporter Bobeth Yates is taking a closer look at how law officers on the Suncoast will be enforcing the new rule.

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