NJ Bans Text Messaging While Driving

Late last month, New Jersey became the second state in the country to ban driving while sending text messages (Washington State is the first). Text-messaging is a dangerous distraction to drivers, just much as talking on a cell phone, listening to loud music, eating, drinking, attending to children, and watching television can be. Driver distraction is responsible for 30% of all motor vehicle accidents, according to the federal government.

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