N.J. Bill Would Allow Cellphone Searches After Wrecks
TRENTON, N.J. -- Are drivers who text or talk on their cellphones a public menace? State Sen. Jim Holzapfel (R., Ocean), who has seen his share of motorists crawling along in the passing lane as they furtively tap out a text, traffic whizzing by, thinks they are. So he's introduced legislation giving police the right to confiscate cellphones at auto accident scenes. If the measure is approved, it would be the first of its kind in the country. Holzapfel says that under his bill, police at...