Distracting or annoying?

Ford, Tracy
May 2001
RCR Wireless News;5/21/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p12
Trade Publication
Comments on a legislation for hands-free mobile-phone users. Arguments against the legislation; Contribution of wireless telephones to traffic accidents.


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