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Jacobs & Abrahams:
‘Drop the phone before someone gets hurt.’

Legislators Judy Jacobs and Kevan Abrahams held a press conference urging our state representatives to support a program bill introduced by the governor that would make New York State's law against texting while driving a tougher and more effective by raising the violation of the law from a secondary offense to a primary offense and to double the current $150 fine.

See http://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/nassau-pols-push-for-stronger-texting-while-driving-law-1.1829085 for further coverage.

Jacobs and Abrahams are also reaching out to all high school students urging them to sign a pledge to

never text while driving. Below are Legislator Kevan Abrahams, Legislator Judy Jacobs, Evey Rothman, a

Plainview-Old Bethpage Board Member, and students from the Uniondale High School Jr. ROTC.