texting http://wwno.org en NJ Court: Texters Have Duty Not To Distract Drivers http://wwno.org/post/nj-court-texters-have-duty-not-distract-drivers A New Jersey state appeals court has ruled that a teenage girl who texted a friend just a few minutes before he crashed his truck into two motorcyclists cannot be held liable in a civil suit for their injuries.<p>However, two members of the three-member judge panel also wrote in their decision that &#8220;a person sending text messages has a duty not to text someone who is driving if the texter knows, or has special reason to know, the recipient will view the text while driving.&#8221;<p>The New Jersey Star-Ledger editorial board <a href="http://blog.nj.com/njv_editorial_page/2013/08/its_the_d Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:09:54 +0000 Robin Young 42857 at http://wwno.org