Honolulu makes looking at electronic devices while crossing streets, highways illegal

Honolulu makes looking at electronic devices while crossing streets, highways illegal

HOWARD: STARTING TOMORROW…IT WILL BE ILLEGAL TO TEXT WHILE CROSSING THE STREET. DEVICES INCLUDE SMARTPHONES, VIDEO PHONE ARE OKAY BECAUSE YOU’RE ABLE TO KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR SURROUNDINGS. FIRST-TIME VIOLATORS CAN RECEIVE A FINE DOLLARS FOR THE SECOND OFFENSE, AND UP TO 99-DOLLARS IF TICKET…YOU HAVE TO GO TO COURT. SGT. JAMES SHYER/HPD: right…