Safety Issue Rocks Industry

Vaughan, Allyson
July 2000
Wireless Week;07/24/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 30, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the public meeting by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) which discussed the safety issue over wireless phone use in vehicles. Suggestion of NHTSA Deputy Administrator Rosalyn Millman to drivers; Position of the Cellular Telephone Industry Association on the radio-frequency health issue.


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