Here's a story about NewJersey banning text messaging while driving. The story is in text lingo. Go here for a translation.
hom nws Tribune on9 11/2/07
TRENTON, (AP) … nu Jersey motorists yakking on a hand-held celfne or firing off txt msgs nw run a gr8r risk of getN pulled ovr by a cop. Gov. Jon S. Corzine on fri synD legislation givin 5-o mor authority 2 goal drvrs UzN hand-held cell fons, n makin it illegal 2 snd txt msgs yl drivN … distractions legislators contend mak 4 risky drivN.
nu Jersey n 2k4 md it illegal 2 tlk on a hand-held celfne yl drivN, bt 5-o cUd tkt a drivR 1ly f stopD 4 nothA infraction. d bill synD by Corzine allows 5-o 2 tkt Ny motorist UzN a hand-held ph yl drivN.
1ly cali, Connecticut n NY av such laws, as dz Washington, D.C., accrdng 2 d nat conf. of st8 Legislatures. A recent survey by Nationwide Insurance est. 73 % of drvrs uz cell fons n 20 % txt yl drivN. Washington lately bcAm d 1st st8 2 embargo.
Violators of d celfne embargo face a $250 fyn. d fyn 4 txtN yl drivN S $100. d asembly n sen8 aproved d bills n Jun, bt safeT advocates questiond f d measures wd proove efectiv. David Weinstein of AAA Mid-Atlantic hs z dat d st8 nEdz "an all-encompassing bill dat tackles d remaining pieces dat also contribute 2 distractd drivN.''