honolulu - Smartphones and tablets are taboo at sibrapads in wednesday in Honolulu. As the first US state, Hawaii has introduced a ban on staring to an image screen during crossing.
The reason is the increasing number of pedestrians who die in traffic. An estimated 6,000 deaths among pedestrians in traffic were estimated in the United States last year. Although not all of them surfing and sms ending over the white stripes, the authorities are still thinking of fines to save lives.
At the first time, this is a penalty of about 30 euros, which could amount to a little 85 euros for more violations.