Driven to Distraction
He calls it a deadly "epidemic" on the highways, but once again he is spreading darkness as much as light. No less a harridan for safety than the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has dubbed his campaign misguided. The group's own studies show that the numerous laws enacted around the country to ban or restrict cellphone use have produced no impact on accident rates. Even where phone use has measurably declined, crashes haven't.Read it all.
I wrote about this last year. If politicians are going to pass laws against driving while cell phoning they should at least pass one that actually works, don't you think?