It's true for people in a small New Jersey city. If they get caught, it's an $85 fine.
Today, we saw a few people on Green Street texting and walking. Some even did it while crossing the street.
That's exactly why the police chief in Fort Lee, NJ, is enforcing the ban; because people don't pay attention and get hurt. Fort Lee has had quite a few accidents because of it. 23-people have been hit. Three died. In addition to the fee, people would also get a ticket.