New Jersey bill to fine drivers that use GPS navigation units while driving

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New Jersey was one of the first states to ban using hand-held cell phones for drivers. Now, a Jersey City assemblyman wants to ban drivers from using a GPC device while driving.

Democrat L. Harvey Smith has introduced a new bill that would fine drivers that use a GPS unit while operating their vehicle. An exception for voice-activated navigation systems will made. Smith’s bill is proposing a fine of up to $100 for the offense.

GPS navigation manuals normally warn against programming the unit while driving. Do you support Smith’s bill? Let us know in the comments section below.

– By: The Daily Auto Editor

Source: DailyRecord (via KickingTires)