Biking-Talking Ban A Bust

Vaughan, Allyson
June 2000
Wireless Week;06/19/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 25, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the proposal of councilwoman Betty Olds of Berkeley, California to ban the use of wireless telephones by bicyclists in the city. Response of bicycle activists to the proposal; Views on the proposal; Reasons for the unsuccessful state laws passed by legislators against wireless telephone use while driving.


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