http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/local/6466298.htm New Jersey is subjecting drivers who have gone without sleep for 24 hours and cause a fatal crash to criminal penalties. A law signed yesterday puts motorists on notice that staying alert is just as important as staying sober, the Associated Press reports. Named after a 20-year-old woman who died in a crash, Maggie's Law makes sleep deprivation a basis for vehicular homicide, a second-degree crime punishable by up to 10 years . . .
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