Clark Police Blotter

July 30 at 1:15 p.m. – At the South Plainfield Police Department, Officer Christopher Tuccio arrested Rahway resident Quintel Tankard, 24, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. She was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.

Daggett Picks Kean Professor

STATE—Dr. Frank Esposito, selected to run for lieutenant governor on a ticket with independent Christopher Daggett, is a Kean University professor who is well known among both Democrats and Republicans in Union County.

Senators Propose Law Banning Texting While Driving

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Mary Landrieu (D-L.A.) and Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) unveiled new legislation that will ban anyone from texting on a cell phone or other personal electronic device while operating a moving vehicle.

Motorists Feel Less Safe On America’s Roads, According To New Study

FLORHAM PARK—Thirty-five percent of drivers feel less safe than they did five years ago, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s 2009 Traffic Safety Culture Index. Overall, the majority of American motorists report that they feel no safer now than they did five years ago.

Senator Urges Consumers To Apply For Converter Box Coupons Before July 31 Deadline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With analog TV transmission signals a thing of the past and digital signals the only way Americans can watch the programming of their choice, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) urges consumers to apply for converter box coupons.