2 edition of Cell phone use and motor vehicle collisions found in the catalog.
November 2005.Includes bibliographical references (p. 30-32).
|Statement||Legislative Reference Bureau|
|Publishers||Legislative Reference Bureau|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 96 p. :|
|Number of Pages||78|
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Make Your Voice Heard If you feel strongly about distracted driving, be a voice in your community by supporting local laws, speaking out at community meetings, and highlighting the dangers of distracted driving on social media and in your local op-ed pages.
After bans on talking on hand-held cellphones while driving went into effect in the early 2000s in Connecticut, the District of Columbia, and New York, one study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety estimated that driver use of hand-held phones in these states decreased by as much as 6 percent within seven years after the implementation of a ban.New York Times, November 21, 2009• Several naturalistic driving studies, of as well as lighter vehicles driving six million combined miles, used video cameras to observe the drivers and road.
13 VEHICLE SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS New cars in the United States come equipped with a variety of standard safety features e. First Steps After a Cell-Phone Related Crash If you are involved in a car accident due to a distracted driver using a cell phone, you should first:• Cell phone use and motor vehicle collisions Reading The information on this website is for general information purposes only.
The low number of scientific studies may be indicative of a general assumption that if talking on a mobile phone increases risk, then texting also increases risk, and probably more so.
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March 1, 2008 All drivers are prohibited from using handheld cell phones except if: 1 The operator has reason to fear for his life or safety, or believes that a criminal act may be perpetrated against himself or another person; or 2 The operator is using the telephone to report to appropriate authorities a fire, a traffic accident, a serious road hazard or medical or hazardous materials emergency, or to report the operator of another motor vehicle who is driving in a reckless, careless or otherwise unsafe manner or who appears to be driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.