A New Jersey town wants to ban texting while walking in the street, and Mayor Bill de Blasio is considering a similar law in New York. Honolulu passed the Distracted Walking Law in 2017 which allows police officers to ticket people for texting in a crosswalk. The city of Honolulu argues the law protects pedestrians from stepping in front of moving vehicles, but others believe a penalty of up to $99 for texting is ridiculous; you can't enforce common sense. What do you think? 📱
Should texting and walking be illegal?
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