In an article in the September 21, 2011 Journal News it was reported that the police are cracking down on texting while driving.
The article reports that the number of tickets issued since New York toughened its texting-while-driving law in July has skyrocketed, up 43 percent through mid-September compared to all of 2010. Tickets issued for texting outside New York City totaled 2,777 this year as of September 17th, 2011 up from 1,617 for all of last year. A violation comes with a fine up to $150 and 3 points on a license — the same as a speeding ticket.
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