Honolulu Bans Texting While Crossing Streets

The capital of the tropical state of Hawaii has banned citizens and tourists from crossing the street while texting or using their mobile phones. The aim is to reduce injuries and deaths from “distracted walking,” and will take effect in October. First offenders caught staring at their phones while crossing will receive a fine of $15 to $35, with repeat offenders facing fines of up … Continue reading Honolulu Bans Texting While Crossing Streets