New York Proposes Bill That Would Fine People Who Text While Walking
Friday, 17 May 2019 () A new bill proposing a fine for anyone caught texting while crossing the street in New York State has been introduced in the state Legislature, The Independent reported. Sponsored by Brooklyn Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, the bill suggests a fine of $25 to $50 for those caught holding and looking at a phone while crossing the street, the newspaper reported. Subsequent offenses within 18 months, the report said, would be subjected to fines of up to $250. Queens Sen. John Liu said the bill is designed to keep people from being distracted by their phones while drivers are waiting for them to cross the street, The Independent reported. Speaking to local TV station ABC7, Liu said: ““This is a bill...
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