Will Legislature Tackle Cell While Driving Issue?

Graves, Brad
March 2003
San Diego Business Journal;3/3/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p12
Focuses on the legislative proposal to limit cellular phone use while driving in California. Overview of a Highway Patrol report on the role of cellular phone use in car accidents; Position of several cellular phone manufacturers on the issue; Recommendations for the use of hands-free devices.


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