State Bills Die, For Now

Vaughan, Allyson
May 2000
Wireless Week;05/22/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 21, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on a legislation introduced in the United States Congress which prohibits the use of wireless handsets while driving in the left lane. Efforts of the industry to promote responsible phone use-in and out of the car; Resolution created in Pennsylvania that will study driver distractions; Opposition faced by state-level bills.


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