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New Jersey Assembly passes bill to stiffen penalties for road-rage drivers

nj.com reports:

TRENTON — The state Assembly has passed a measure to increase penalties for those convicted of assault by auto in road rage cases.

The bill (A676) is named after Jessica Rogers, a Hamilton teenager who was paralyzed from the chest down in a 2005 accident. Rogers, then 16, was a passenger when an enraged driver, who was attempting to catch up with a car that had cut him off, lost control and crashed.

Related: This is Jessica's story