While discussing the latest craze of taking "selfies" behind the wheel, Jim mentioned a few statistics that all NJ drivers should be aware of.

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If you were ever wondering how much texting while driving affects you're driving, here are some statistics to give you a reality check.

As far as fines, NJ drivers should consider themselves fortunate as our state has some of the lowest penalties for texting while driving in the country. Some states have mandatory jail time if you are caught texting while driving. You can view every state's penalties for texting while driving here.