N.J. road rage law passes state Senate
TRENTON, N.J. - March 15, 2012 (WPVI) -- Road rage would become a much more serious crime in New Jersey, under a law passed unanimously Thursday by both the state Senate and Assembly.
The measure known as "Jessica's Law" is now in the hands of Governor Chris Christie.
The bill is named for Jessica Rogers, a then-teenager from Hamilton, who was paralyzed from the chest down when an angry driver cut off the car she was in.
Under the law, a driver could be sentenced to as much as 5 years in jail and a $15,000 fine.
gov. chris christie, trenton, new jersey, local/state
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