New Jersey Town Banned Texting While Walking

Filed in Community, Lifestyle, United States by on May 15, 2012 0 Comments

New Jersey has banned texting while walking and police are now issuing fines ($85 jaywalking tickets) to pedestrians who are caught texting while walking.

Texting While Walking

Image Credit: niftychristian.com

Police in Fort Lee, New Jersey, have been handing out pamphlets giving safety tips to pedestrians after three people were struck and killed by cars in the past year.

“It’s a big distraction,” Police Chief Thomas Ripoli said. “Pedestrians aren’t watching where they are going and they are not aware.”

Comments

comments

Related Posts :

Tags: , , , ,