Group: Ban Cell Phone Use While Driving Nationwide
The National Safety Council has suggested that the use of mobile phones while driving be banned across the entire U.S. The group cited a Harvard study which holds cell phones responsible for 6% — or 636,000 — crashes, leading to 2,600 deaths annually. The group says 23 states have enacted some form of cell phone restriction, but they can still be used in cars. The NSC wants the use of cell phones in cars to be banned completely, meaning that drivers can't make phone calls een with hands-free systems, surf the Internet or send SMS messages while driving. The CTIA trade group, which represents the wireless companies, disagrees with the NSC's position.
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WHY JUST CELL PHONE WITH PEOPLE
what i dont understand is communication makes up the entire world and that is the one thing people can agree on. if there is no communication, what ever form it is in then the world comes to a stop!!!
how is talking on the cell phone any different than ...
Will NEVER happen.
Heck, how I feel is supposedly lawmakers are suppose to represent the people, and if I feel a certain law doesn't represent me, then I simply don't follow it, jaywalking is a perfect exam...
This should not pass...
This ban would also greatly effect so many businesses that rely on getting in contact with Sales Reps and/or management. This would have an immense reduction in productivity within the corporate world of todays essentials. Time is money and much would be lost with this ban. Instead of moving forward, We would almost be transitioned back to the 70's and 80's of doing business.
This safety group is still...
In California, we have already expanded from a handsfree law into no textin...
"Beep. Chad's phone here. Want to tell him to avoid the highway cuz of an accident? Pick up something on the way home? Family emergency? No can do cuz he lives in the united states and can't even look at his...
How about banning passengers with cell phones!
Well of course it does. Imagine the revenue that would be lost just from the lack of airtime involved in people making calls while in their car. This is considered down-time for most and a good time to catch up with a friend, check in on a relative, or maybe call home with some dinner prep instructions, while you're sitting in traffic. Never mind maybe a necessary call to check directions, or alert daycare you are on your way. Then of course, there is the loss of revenue from Bluetooth devices. Although they are nice to use when you are home, jabbering away while you fold clothes, they really are intend...
This will be good
not the worst but traffic was backed up due to sumone changing there shirt at a stop sign
What I don't get is. . .
What about accidents involving people drinking coffee/tea/juice while in the road? Or accidents involving people who get distracted by the ra...
Re: Ban Cell Phone Use While Driving Nationwide
Banning the other 94%?