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Currently nine states have no law or only partial laws against texting while driving.
We see the bullet time staring anywhere but on the road while they -- than they dried the consequence to many of us is deadly.
Whitney is New Jersey resident Angeles -- whose sister -- was nine months pregnant when she and her unborn child.
-- killed by a driver who was texting.
She joins us from Philadelphia.
Angela thanks for being with us this evening.
Thank you -- an -- -- and -- our our condolences on the loss of your sister.
But now in New Jersey lawmakers recently introduced legislation to allow cops to confiscate cell phones.
After a car accident that they suspected driver was texting.
We're talking prior to the crash.
Are do you feel that this might have done some justice for your sister.
I think that it's gonna help tremendously.
Recently witnessed the coolest Cooper and balls -- law.
My family joined forces with two other families and we fought to.
Put in the law to -- prosecutors have the proper tools they need.
-- charge then criminally with something like this says divers -- and told my sister.
Looking over for a baseball hat after text messaging with someone and then on the phone with him -- he said hold on really play.
Look for the hat and looked over for the hat and crashed in my sister.
He served no jail time his health and records where subpoenaed -- -- -- records.
And -- talks green was taken from him so we don't know if he was under the influence of anything.
And he was hard hit with your -- let me ask just what what do you mean that was on top story when he's -- Because it was -- You know a reasonable cause -- they insist that that he was on drugs even -- He actually had prior drug charges against -- -- and you know testing for drugs or alcohol that evening.
He was charged with 257.
Dollars in fines and lost his license for a year and you know my sister and an -- nephew lost their lives.
And and one socialist times -- -- your sister.
-- -- -- -- -- -- The night before we actually.
Spent the entire day together the day before we went says her last.
Her -- appointment and I got to hear -- baby's heartbeat.
And you know then having to go and and -- -- -- that scene -- And he was on -- -- texting on the side of the road that -- -- I'm -- one.
City go to her hard to see if it be if she was okay.
At a time my sister and that my mom and I got there she was darting out contests.
They needed to revive her in order to take the -- -- and see if -- -- was gonna survive.
Let me let me ask you this Angela when you see people driving and texting now after what you went through with your sister.
-- -- field.
It angers me to the point where I just get out of -- way completely because I don't want to be anywhere near someone that.
Wants to take someone else's life what our own lives and I give presentations at schools we started and if that's 0501 C three foundation.
It is so that we can add to keep.
Divers young drivers older drivers that you know this can happen to anyone not just.
The young -- not just newer ones I -- drivers all the time and the reason why I think it's not in beating the Fourth Amendment is the -- -- you get pulled over because you're swerving or a year you know switching lanes without your turn signal the first thing that cops and nephews have you been drinking tonight.
If there's any suspicion they confront the life you write and they give you a walk and all that so you know they never get back and -- and say yeah I was.
Acts they have is sailing hours all right can't -- it.
I wanna thank you for being with us this evening and our thoughts -- with -- and we're gonna discuss that very issue that you're talking about and whether or not the police -- confiscate those phones.
-- -- -- -- -- Thank you proud -- me thank you so much.
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