U.S. Gov Bans Truckers from Texting
To all the people who think this is great
you want to go there?
i bet you are one of the same people that think computers are going to rise up against humans and take over the world too. anything that will help me live another day is alright by me.
Listen a law shouldnt have to be made for something like this. it should be common sence. i dont want a big rig swerving over into my lane because he/she isnt paying attention. if its important they can just make a phone call hopefully on a bluetooth.
But if youre cool with chancing death than write your Senator about it. Cheers
If you don't like it, you can avoid it. Don't operate a vehicle for profit on the government owned roads and highways and it will not apply to you. But, if you chose t...
Let me remind you that we are traveling on a road to a communist country and when the government passes a law like this, even if you like this law, it put us one more mile closer to the communist country. Please stop and think about what is going on now days. Did we get to vote on this? No! The government just decided for us what is best. You say thats ok cause I agree with this law but what about when they pass something that you dont agree with and did not even give you a choice. What if they decide that the public dont really need cell phones and they decide that only the government should have them, you say there is no chance of that, and that maybe true today but what about 5 years from now.
If I'm not mistaken, a general rule to which this can be applied already exists in California 'driving distracted', which can apply for just about anything. In SoCal, there's a LOT of poor driving with people still not using hands-free and talking while driving... just look for either the accidents, or near misses with car horns going off.
http://www.ghsa.org/html/stateinfo/laws/cellphone_la ... »
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