Chris Christie’s Wife Ticketed In New Jersey Distracted Driving Crackdown

BERNARDSVILLE, N.J. (CBS) — The first lady of New Jersey learns the hard way – you can’t have a cellphone in your hand while behind the wheel in the Garden State, even if you are not talking on it.

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We learned on Thursday that a police officer pulled over Mary Pat Christie in Somerset County on April 10.

He was on a distracted driving detail as part of the “U-Drive, U-Text, U-Pay” awareness campaign.

Christie did not identify herself as Gov. Chris Christie’s wife, and said she was not talking on the phone, just holding it.

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She paid the $250 fine.

 

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