Another one to add to the some of the laws they have there.
It is illegal to wear a bullet-proof vest while committing a murder.
You cannot pump your own gas.
All gas stations are full service and full service only.
It is against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.
It is against the law to "frown" at a police officer.
Car dealerships are forbidden from opening on Sunday.
You may not slurp your soup.
Automobiles are not to pass horse drawn carriages on the street.
It is illegal to delay or detain a homing pigeon.
Spray paint may not be sold without a posted sign warning juveniles of the penalty for creating graffiti.
Handcuffs may not be sold to minors.
In an ideal World a law would be passed were NO guns were allowed and all those out there destroyed, trouble is the law makers are not going to take a risk of trying to pass that without making sure they are armed first.
85 bucks for texting while you are out and about walking... jesus. while were at it lets start banning people from listening to ipods while they walk or go for a run or anybody drinking a pop or havin a sammich while theyre walking around too.
It's dangerous, people. Not two days ago did I see someone walking down the street tapping away at their iPad (who does that anyway? Texting I get, but an iPad?) and they failed to see a wooden sign on the ground at mid-thigh point, and smack into it they went, much to my amusement. That'll learn them.
Education...has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
-- G.M. Trevelyan
Posted 02 March 2013 - 09:21 PM
If a person is doing two things, I'd rather have them focus on the more important thing. Between walking and texting that would be walking. When I walk and then I have to text for instance, I actually stop and text then continue on, instead of having a complete conversation texting while walking, which people like to do. It basically makes a person blind towards everything but the text conversation.
You wouldn't walk and talk with a police officer right?
You would stop right there and talk to them.
I don't know about you but getting hit by a car or hitting somebody with my car makes me feel like crap.
Yeah the law shouldn't even had to exist but when you look at the state of humanity it makes sense. I consider this law to be the equivalent of a safety warning on a hair dryer(Do not when you are in the bath, do not use to heat bed). It's one of those common sense things but people lack common sense nowadays.
This seems to me to be one of those 'personal responsibility' things, instead they should focus on 'real disruptions' (as they call it in the article) like actual crime, instead of getting easy $85 tickets to fill their pockets with.
A guy at work was texting his girlfriend while walking on a scaffolding. It had an uneven area and he ended up falling and breaking his tailbone. I asked him if he wanted to do an accident report, but he was so ashamed of having done that he declined. Every break for the next month he would just stand there because it hurt too much for him to sit down. So yeah, guys do it too.