New law makes it illegal to text while crossing street in Honolulu

<p>It is now illegal to text while crossing the street in Honolulu.</p>

News 12 Staff

Oct 26, 2017, 11:51 AM

Updated 2,395 days ago

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It is now illegal to text while crossing the street in Honolulu.
The city has one of the highest numbers of people hit by drivers in crosswalks.
The "Distracted Walking Law" also bans people from using their laptops, digital cameras or video games while crossing.
First-time violators will be fined between $15 and $35.


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