New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is serious about his state’s no texting while driving law. de Blasio had his police detail pull over a texting driver in Manhattan on Saturday. The mayor was in a car next to the texting woman. When asked about the incident on Tuesday, de Blasio said the driver needed an “on-the-spot education” about how dangerous it is to text and drive. The woman received a ticket. In the state of New York, fines for texting and driving range from $50 to $400.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he was happy to be a "citizen patrol" when he directed his police detail to pull over a texting driver. https://t.co/YLPZh5j8PS
— Connecticut Post (@connpost) February 20, 2019
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