This One Common Activity Might Soon Be Illegal In New York City
If you plan on visiting the Big Apple anytime soon, you might want to read about New York City’s new proposed law. Checking your phone while crossing the street may soon be illegal, in an effort to keep pedestrians safe while touring the city. Distracted pedestrians, particularly those crossing the street, mean more accidents in the road.
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.