Crash Sparks Official Probe

Rockwell, Mark
February 2002
Wireless Week;2/11/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p17
Trade Publication
Focuses on a Washington, D.C. car accident that the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is investigating wherein the use of wireless phone was a contributing factor. Number of casualties in the accident; Importance of the investigation for policy concerning mobile phone use while driving.


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