New Jersey moves to make drink droning illegal

6th December, 2017 by Lauren Eads

Lawmakers in New Jersey have proposed a bill that would make it illegal to operate a done while under the influence of alcohol in a bid to reduce irresponsible use of the remote-controlled devices.

If passed, the bill would would prohibit the use of drones under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or using a drone to harm wildlife or endanger people or property, as reported by

The bill would also make it a fourth-degree crime for drone operators to interfere with emergency services, or endanger the security of a correctional facility. Such crimes would be punishable by up to 18 months in prison and a $10,000 fine.

Surveilling a correctional facility with a drone would be a third-degree crime, while using an unmanned craft to get….

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2 Responses to “New Jersey moves to make drink droning illegal”

  1. Finally, this should have been done several years ago. Using drones for hunting, exploring and business is non objectionable, but many people tends to breach privacy of other people with it and it is something that should be heavily charged with.

  2. david shown says:

    Really amazing thanks for sharing a great resource.

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