New bill would allow cops to grab your cell after car wreck

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driveTRENTON, NJ – You phone-happy drivers out there — beware!  The law is hot on your tail.

Well, at least in New Jersey. A new bill there by State Senator James Holzapfel would allow cops to grab your cell from you and check if you were texting, tweeting or talking right before the crash.

And any info gathered off your phone could be used against you in court.

If the bill passes, Jersey would be the first state to have such a law, but you know it’d spread like wildfire across the rest of the country.

The American Civil Liberties Union calls the bill “problematic,” saying it “infringes on the privacy rights of citizens.”

What?! Like running over someone while you’re texting doesn’t?!