Poll: 75% Favor Phone Restrictions
- Don't ban dialing drivers. // Fairfield County Business Journal;10/16/2000, Vol. 39 Issue 42, p11
Presents the results of a survey of online consumers conducted by InsightExpress regarding cell phone use while driving. Danger posed by doing the activity; Refusal to outlaw it; Impairment of concentration; Parties called by caller-drivers.
- Americans oppose laws banning cell phone use in cars. // RCR;01/10/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p13
Reports on a survey by the Personal Communications Industry Association showing that the majority of Americans do not want the government to regulate their rights to communicate while driving. Potential banning of cellular telephone use while driving; Call for a combination of common sense and...
- SHOULD THE CITY CRACK DOWN HARDER ON CABBIES TALKING ON CELL PHONES? // Crain's New York Business;10/26/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 43, p10
The article presents information on a public opinion poll on whether New York City should crack down harder on cabbies talking on cell phones. Eighty five percent of respondents said that it is too dangerous to drive and talk on a phone even with a headset. Whereas, fifteen percent said no. They...
- Is Multitasking a Crime? Zeller Jr., Tom; Lohr, Steve; Smith, Patricia // New York Times Upfront;5/7/2007, Vol. 139 Issue 14, p16
This article talks about laws concerning multitasking and public safety. New York State Senator Carl Kruger has introduced a bill that would make it a crime to enter and cross a crosswalk while engaging in the use of an electronic device. Some states have imposed laws that prohibit using...
- Bad Multitasking. // Adweek;6/15/2009, Vol. 50 Issue 24, special section p24
The article discusses a public opinion poll on automobile driving and cellular telephone use. Over three-quarters of respondents who drove an automobile and owned a cellular telephone said they used the telephone when driving, and two-thirds of those said they used a handheld telephone when...
- Bad Multitasking. // Brandweek;6/15/2009, Vol. 50 Issue 24, special section p24
The article discusses a public opinion poll on the use of cellular telephones by automobile drivers. A large majority of respondents who were drivers said they used cellular telephones at least occasionally while driving, and a majority of that group used handheld telephones. This was despite an...
- Mobile phone use while driving: public opinions on restrictions. Lamble, Dave; Rajalin, Sirpa; Summala, Heikki // Transportation;Aug2002, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p223
This paper reviews two road-user surveys on the use of mobile phones on the road in Finland where the mobile phone ownership rate is highest in the world (70% in August 2000). From 1998 to 1999 the proportion of drivers that chose to use a mobile phone while driving rose from 56% to 68%, while...
- Worse than drink-driving. // Electronics Weekly;3/27/2002, Issue 2045, p12
Reports on the risk of driving while speaking on a cellular phone, according to a research. Results of the tests.
- Get a grip. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Nov96, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p26
Focuses on the dangers of using a cellular telephone while driving. Likelihood of accident for drivers who spend more than 50 minutes a month on a cellular telephone; Percentage of motorists who had an accident who owned cellular telephones.