February 7, 2007

No walking while on Ipod!

I am all for smoking bans and ban on cell phones while driving and maybe even trans-fat bans in resteraunts... but isn't this taking policing to new dismal levels... anyways, no more swaying to music as you walk around in NYC, it seems..

New York may ban gadgets while crossing street
New Yorkers who blithely cross the street listening to an iPod or talking on a cell phone could soon face a $100 fine. New York State Sen. Carl Kruger says three pedestrians in his Brooklyn district have been killed since September upon stepping into traffic while distracted by an electronic device. In one case bystanders screamed "watch out" to no avail.

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