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NJ Increases Penalties for Texting While Driving

Starting today, NJ is increasing its fines if you are caught texting while driving.  Fines start at $200.  A 2nd offense carrier a minimum fine of $400.  A 3rd offense at least $600.  Additionally, a judge can also suspend your driver’s license for 90 days if it is your 3rd+ offense and impose 3 motor vehicle points.