Severe warnings are issued to people who are driving, bicycling or walking while texting in PA.
This article titled “US starts to fine people caught texting while walking” was written by Leo Hickman, for The Guardian on Wednesday 20th July 2011 19.00 UTC
Earlier this year, a woman from Pennsylvania became a YouTube hit after she was caught on security cameras falling into a water feature inside a shopping mall. The reason for her public humiliation was not so much that she got wet – she did (very) – but that her accident was caused by her trying to send a text while walking. It was a slapstick gem that would have tickled Stan Laurel or Harold Lloyd.