News Only in New Jersey: Bill would ban motorists from drinking coffee and driving

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  1. R.P. McMurphy

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    New Jersey already draws ire for not letting drivers pump their own gas. But the state might ban them from having a cup of coffee behind the wheel too.

    A bill under consideration in the state Legislature calls to prohibit "any activity unrelated to the actual operation of a motor vehicle in a manner that interferes with the safe operation of the vehicle on a public road or highway." That means no cup of coffee for those sitting in traffic, no munching on that breakfast burrito, no time to groom. (No, the law does not target coffee verbatim.)

    The bill is meant to target distracted driving, which plays a role in thousands of fatal crashes in the state each year. At least 3,179 fatal crashes were attributed to distracted driving in 2014, according to the state's Division of Highway Traffic Safety website. Distracted driving played a role in nearly 800,000 crashes between 2010 and 2014.
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    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...-ban-motorists-drinking-coffee-road/88380406/
     
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    The state and its municipalities are broke so they want to create any excuse to ticket you.


    What happens when you pay cops $150k salary to drive in circles
     
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    Drinking coffe in your car seems excessive, but I would support the removal of anyone's hands who is caught texting and causes an accident.
     
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    Shit, they just banned drinking and driving in Texas about 20 years ago. You used to be able to go to drive up Margarita places.
     
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    having a coffee, changing radio stations--that does seem like pushing the limit

    but you ever try to eat and drive
    pick up a pizza and try to grab a nuclear hot slice and eat while cruising home
    dig around for your fries in the bottom of that bag
    your attention to the road ain't great in those moments--lets be honest
     
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    I find that distracted driving and drunk driving cull the herd. If yer not good enough to do it, then Darwin takes over.
     
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    Cops drive in circles because if they do anything they'll get sued and prosecuted because :quote:racism:quote:.
     
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    Not just ticket you, pull you over and fish for more charges. Like when they switched a seat belt ticket from a secondary charge to something you could be pulled over for.
     
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    When my neighbor was hired on as a State Trooper in South Jersey, years ago, he was told to drive up and down Rt. 206 from point A to point B as fast and often as he could, each night, so it would look like they had a stronger presence.
     
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    Well that settles it. An anecdote from a neighbor closes this case out.
     
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    I enjoyed a margarita in Louisiana about 10 years ago. They taped the straw to the side in a sealed wrapper and then handed me another straw.
     
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    Glad you saw the error of your ways so quickly.
     
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    I'm a professional who's proficient at multitasking whilst behind the wheel.
    You ever jerkoff while going down a long stretch of road and get the Jimmy legs bouncing up and down
    as you nut ?
    Or screaming skull from your lady friend while doing 70 down the 880
    that takes some serious skills and concentration that no law can superceded.
     
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    What if you're good enough to do it, but the person who isn't takes you out? :(
     
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    New Jersey should just outlaw everything, then we will all be safe.
     
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    Fortunately here in San Diego they have traffic lights installed every hundred yards which turn red consecutively. Very convenient for getting stuff done in the car while driving.
     
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    What if yer scared of driving for that reason, and the bus yer riding in drives off a cliff?
     
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    That's a terrible analogy. Your Darwin theory only accounts for the driver offing themselves.
     
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