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We all know you shouldn't text while driving but here and -- you also shouldn't -- while walking and if you're caught doing it in the street.
You could get a ticket.
Suit -- admits she's been known to text and walk at the same time.
When I walk I still look -- and I Thompson's it's like looking down the whole time but it's people like heart that cops say are some of the biggest Jay walking culprit.
It's it's it's a big distraction possessions all -- when they're walking they're not aware.
Fort -- police are stepping up patrols on the lookout for dangerous Walker's people who aren't paying attention and aren't following the rules of the road and they're not hard to find.
I did something well usually -- -- what I have to pass now but here.
An easy enough to look that.
Well -- -- his -- this could have caused an 85 bucks that's the fine for -- walking.
I -- crazy.
That's -- -- police say before they put their foot down and started handing out tickets they distributed fliers warning dangerous walkers to think before they walk.
But with the increase in technology they say there's an increase in distracted walking.
There have already been more than twenty pedestrians hit -- -- so far this year here in the borrow chief Thomas Foley says this crackdown is all about safety.
Remind me -- pedestrians to be aware not to.
The on this cell phones and texting.
In just the past month and a half police have issued 117.
Tickets for Jay walking.
But even if they have to pay -- -- some people tell me they'll foot the bill but it may not stop them from texting while walking.
In portly -- Percy -- Fox 5 News.
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