Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday May 14, 2012

NJ Town Bans Texting While Walking

Hopefully other towns don't follow suit. If they ban texting and walking everywhere, it will be the end of our "Texting FAIL of the Day" links.

"It’s a big distraction. Pedestrians aren’t watching where they are going and they are not aware," said Thomas Ripoli, chief of the Fort Lee Police Department. Ripoli said the borough, which is home to approximately 35,000 residents, has suffered three fatal pedestrian-involved accidents this year.

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