States Unmoved By Pending NHTSA Study

Rockwell, Mark
August 2004
Wireless Week;8/15/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 17, p12
Trade Publication
Deals with the implementation of legislation in several U.S. states which requires hands-free devices for in-vehicle wireless phones in 2004. Results of a study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration which measured driver performance using a variety of headsets and handheld phones; Support of New York State officials for the law; Remarks from Legg Mason Wood Walker vice president Rebecca Arbogast on the legislation.


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