TITLE

N.Y. phone bans spread

AUTHOR(S)
Mooney, Elizabeth V.
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
RCR Wireless News;5/14/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 20, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the legislature of Nassau County in New York State gave approval to a bill prohibiting handheld wireless telephone use while driving. Amount of fine in violating the bill; Support of the state government for the concept of restrictions on handheld wireless telephone use by drivers.
ACCESSION #
4493863

 

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