Texting and walking now illegal

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You know you are not supposed to text while driving. But now, in one New Jersey city, you can’t text while walking.

Fort Lee Jersey police have started issuing $85 jaywalking tickets to anyone caught texting while walking. The town of 35,000 has suffered three fatal pedestrian-involved accidents this year.

The police chief hopes this crackdown will make the town safer.

More than 117 tickets have been issued since officers began aggressive enforcement last month.

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