Texting While Driving: Transportation Secretary Advocates Ban

If it were his decision, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood would ensure that every text message and Blackberry e-mail you send from behind the wheel would be a crime. "If it were up to me, I would ban drivers from texting immediately," LaHood said today in a news conference on the dangerous combo of driving and texting. But it's not up to LaHood. State legislatures are responsible for deciding whether to prohibit texting while driving, and thus far several states have done just that: On...Full Story
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