Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill Wednesday that will prohibit California drivers from text messaging beginning Jan. 1. He signed Senate Bill 28, authored by Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, that bans the use of an electronic wireless communications device to write, send, or read a text-based communication while driving a motor vehicle. There will be a fine of $20 for a first offense and $50 for each subsequent offense.Frankly, in this writer's humble opinion, the penalty should be immediate execution by the officer who pulled the moron over. "Sorry, sir. You're done.
Thursday, September 25, 2008
IDIOCRACY ALERT: New Law in California!
Apparently we have become so stupid as a nation (or at least as the most populous state in the Union) that we need to be told by Government that it's a bad idea to send text messages while driving. Uhhh, what? We need a freakin' law for this? Well, apparently so.