New Jersey bill would fine pedestrians for texting while walking
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New Jersey bill would ban texting while walking

A bill proposed this past week by New Jersey state Assemblywoman Pamela R. Lampitt would impose a fine of up to $50 and possibly 15 days in jail for pedestrians caught using their cellphones without hands-free devices while walking on public sidewalks and along roadways. If the bill becomes law, people who text while walking —…