NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York motorists are advised to think twice before texting and driving, as tough new regulations go into effect Saturday in New York State.
As CBS 2’s Janelle Burrell reported, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced a major crackdown on the practice of texting while driving in New York. The penalty has increased from three to five points off the driver’s licenses of any motorists who is caught and ticketed.READ MORE: 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards: Complete List Of Winners And Nominees
The penalty applies to any kind of cell phone activity while driving.