Governor Chris Christie signs"Nikki's Law" into Effect!
|On August 14, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed the Nikki's Law bill, officially making it a law. "Nikki's Law" calls for state transportation agencies to use extensive signage to inform drivers that using a handheld phone or electronic device while driving is illegal.
(L-R) NJ Assemblyman Paul Moriarty, Tom Sparacio, Mike Kellenyi, Lindsey Giannini, and NJ Senator Fred Madden
|“This law is another step in making New Jersey roads and streets safer for all," said Sen. Fred Madden (D-4 of Washington Township) one of the sponsors of the legislation in the Senate. "Increasing fines for distracted drivers is not enough to combat the rise in fatalities and injuries due to texting and driving. Drivers need to be reminded every day of the dangers of distracted driving, and these road signs will serve as an effective deterrent to put an end to this dangerous trend.”|
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