Legislation would also make using a drone to hunt wildlife and endanger people or property a similar offense.
NEW JERSEY -
You've heard of drinking and driving, but what about drinking and droning?
You may hear the term more often now that New Jersey lawmakers are working to make operating a drone while drunk illegal.
New legislation to make the practice illegal cleared an assembly committee on Monday, December 4th, and will be up for a vote in the state Senate Thursday, December 7th.
The bill would make operating a drone while under the influence of alcohol a disorderly persons offense, which could lead to six months in prison and-or a $1,000 fine. It would also make using a drone to hunt wildlife and endanger people or property a similar offense.
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