Textaholics beware! Now, in Fort Lee, N.J., not only can you not text and drive, you can’t text and walk. Police have started handing out $85 jaywalking tickets to pedestrians who are caught texting while walking. Since April 2012, more than 117 tickets have been issued, according to the New Jersey Record.
For full article see: Online Dish: Texting & Walking is Against the Law – KIAH.
- NJ Police Issue Tickets for Texting While Walking (kstp.com)
- New Jersey Town Bans Texting While Walking (limelife.com)
- Texting While Walking Banned in NJ Town (abcnews.go.com)