Risky Business: Californians Implicate Cellular Use As Real Road Hazard
- Data dog. Libbon, Robert P. // American Demographics;Jul99, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p28
Reports on the risks of using cellular phones while driving. Public awareness about the dangers of using cellular phones on the road; Implications to automobile insurance; Concerns of the United States National Highway Transportation Safety Administration on the impact of cell phones on highway...
- Crash Course for Business. Carter, Terry // ABA Journal;Aug99, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p40
Presents information on the increase of phone-related accidents involving on-the-job calls in the United States. Description of inattentive driving; Contribution of cell phone use to accidents and injuries; Failure to ban cell phone use while driving in several states.
- A Funny Thing Happened When I Was Using The Cell Phone While Driving, It Cracked Me Up. // Insurance Advocate;05/12/2001, Vol. 112 Issue 19, p14
Highlights the findings of a study on the association between cellular telephone use and motor vehicle collisions in the United States. Risk of vehicular accident associated with cellphone use; Reasons for using cellphones while driving; Accidents that arise in relation with cellular phone use.
- Putting the brakes on dialing and driving. Littman, Margaret // RCR Wireless News;3/19/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p86
Reports on the proposed state and local regulations in Illinois requiring drivers to take seriously the risks of road accidents from talking on cellular phones while driving. Requisite for driver to use hands-free devices; Prohibition of the use of headsets while in the car; Action taken by...
- Russia bans driving/dialing, orders health check. // RCR Wireless News;3/19/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p118
Reports on the banning of mobile phone-in-hand driving in Russia following police reports of increased number of accidents.
- Distracting or annoying? Ford, Tracy // RCR Wireless News;5/21/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p12
Comments on a legislation for hands-free mobile-phone users. Arguments against the legislation; Contribution of wireless telephones to traffic accidents.
- DEAD MAN'S CURVE. Bahls, Steven C.; Bahls, Jane Easter // Entrepreneur;Jul2000, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p115
Deals with the liability of an employer when an employee causes an accident while talking on a cellular telephone with a customer. Risks of using cell phones while driving; Suggestion on how employers can reduce insurance rates while improve safety and decrease the chance of a lawsuit.
- Surprise! Customers Want Lower Rates, Better Networks. Albright, Peggy // Wireless Week;02/28/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p8
Reveals the results of a survey conducted among mobile telephone users in the United States. Inclination of users to switch to other networks which compete with their current network; Demands of telephone users from their network; Attitude of users toward their mobile phones.
- THE POPSCI OPINION POLL. // Popular Science;Oct2003, Vol. 263 Issue 4, p36
The article provides reader response to the opinion poll posted at the Website Popsci.com from July 28, 2003 to August 12, 2003. The poll informed people that location-based cellphone games would be launched in the U.S. in 2003. It asked people if they would sign up for a service that could...