Florida drivers can now get ticketed for using phones in school, construction zones

As people headed back to work after the new year, construction was also underway on I-4, meaning any drivers on their phone in the active construction zones could get a ticket. Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Caleb Barton took News 6 along Thursday as the enforcement of the last portion of the state’s new distracted driving law went into effect. Starting Jan. 1, drivers can now be ticketed for simply holding their phones in a school or active construction zones…