No Rest Stop In Sight For Driving Debate
- Reports says cell phones contribute to accidents. Mooney, Elizabeth V. // RCR;01/12/98, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p1
Focuses on the report `An Investigation of the Safety Implications of Wireless Communications in Vehicles,' released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on January 6, 1998, which argues that the the use of cellular phones plays a role in automobile accidents. Aims of...
- Scientists Find Harmful Effects From Wireless Devices; Urge Safety Rules for Cell Phones. // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;2010, Issue 101, p19
The article reports on the harmful effects of cell phones and other wireless devices on health.
- HIGH COST OF WI-FI. Gray, Jane // Ecologist;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p6
A letter to the editor comments on the safety of wireless communications networks
- Cellphone driving bans continue to gain steam. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR Wireless News;5/14/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 18, p1
The article reports on the plan of the state government of Washington to ban the use of hand-held cellular telephones while driving. However, enforcement and compliance challenges raise questions about the effectiveness of existing laws and the growing number of distracted driver bills in play...
- Better Safe Than Sorry. McGee, Wesley // Wireless Week;2/25/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p3
Comments on the action taken by governments around the world to address the issue of the safety of electromagnetic emissions (EME) from wireless telecommunications. Regulatory debate and action design to toughen EME safety standard in European countries; Questions that should be considered by...
- SHORT REPORTS. Welsh, Christopher L.; Hopton, David // British Medical Journal;5/3/1980, Vol. 280 Issue 6223, p1134
Comments on the advice about driving after herniorrhaphy. Management on groin hernias; Risk factors of driving a motor car; Disruption of a hernia repair by physical stress.
- Graduated licensing. Campbell, Stephen // Fleet Owner;Nov98, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p104
Discusses the establishment of graduated licensing programs, which encourage safe driving practices among young drivers in the United States. Details on a study determining whether a graduate license concept could work in trucking, conducted by the Office of Motor Carriers (OMC) at the...
- Fleet drivers need support over mobile use. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Oct2003, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p6
Focuses on the role of fleet employers in facilitating government proposals that ban drivers from using hand-held mobile telephones in Great Britain. Ways in which employers can help endorse the proposals; Threat posed by using mobile telephones while driving; Advice for drivers on responding...
- ITA works to eliminate two-way radios from driver distraction legislation. // RCR Wireless News;6/11/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 24, p18
Reports that the Industrial Telecommunications Association is urging that business communications that use two-way handheld radios be exempted from legislation meant to curb distracted automobile driving. Purpose of the legislation; Information on the Call Responsibly and Stay Healthy Act...