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No Calls, No Texting for Drivers, Votes NTSB

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Dec 13, 2011, 2:53 PM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended to U.S. states that all drivers be banned from using cell phones to make voice calls, send text messages/emails, or surf the web while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle. The measure was voted on and approved by the NTSB. In a statement, NTSB chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman said, "No call, no text, no update is worth a human life. This is a difficult recommendation, but it’s the right recommendation and it’s time." Though the NTSB has made the recommendation, it is up to individual states to adopt and enforce the necessary laws.

more info at New York Times »



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What about other distractions like... Vrystaat Dec 13, 2011, 5:05 PM
Sorry... Banning is NOT the answer. planethulk Dec 14, 2011, 5:31 PM
I have a few comments and questions: mhanna23 Dec 14, 2011, 9:19 AM
This is a huge step in the right direction. Tofuchong Dec 13, 2011, 5:10 PM
Oh come on! tjobrien21 Dec 14, 2011, 1:24 PM
question taxial Dec 13, 2011, 3:36 PM
what a bunch of losers! netboy Dec 13, 2011, 5:24 PM
Srint has an feature that blocks this yarmock Dec 13, 2011, 4:35 PM
Well....... Mark_S Dec 13, 2011, 3:31 PM
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