Texting and walking now illegal
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.