TITLE

Jury Out On Local Laws

AUTHOR(S)
Vaughan, Allyson
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
Wireless Week;05/28/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 22, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on several local ordinances that restrict talking on wireless telephone while driving in the United States. Differences in the enforcement of the local ordinances; Controversies related to the enforcement of the ordinances in several states; Analysis on the effectiveness of the ordinances.
ACCESSION #
4531837

 

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