The Kulesh, Kubert and Bolis Law Takes Effect Immediately
NEW JERSEY — Drivers who are texting while driving in New Jersey are now risking a possible vehicular homicide charge. According to officials, the legislation signed into law Wednesday gives prosecutors the ability to charge a person who is texting and driving with vehicular homicide in deadly accident cases or to file an assault by auto charge if he or she causes serious injury to others. The Kulesh, Kubert and Bolis Law, named after victims of texting while driving incidents, goes into effect immediately across New Jersey. Those convicted under the law could face up to 10 years in prison and fines of up to $150,000.
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