A witness a few cars behind quickly dials 911 on his cell phone....
Section 6A: Tracking the whereabouts of cell phone users
. A pair of key Chicago aldermenwant to fine pedestrians up to $500 if they're caught texting or using a cellphone while walking through an intersection, anidea that quickly drew skepticism from city transportation officials and a noncommittal response from Mayor RahmEmanuel. The proposed ordinance, which would still have to pass the full City Council, calls for fines of $90 to $500for each incident of using a mobile device while crossing a street or highway.
Essay on using cell phones while driving - Essay Clip
. If you're tired of walking behindsomeone who's trudging along as they text, has this Chinese city got the sidewalk for you. Lastweek, the city of Chongqing unveiled a lane specially designated for people who want to walk as theyuse their cellphones. "Cellphones, walk in this lane at your own risk" is printed in the lane inwhite lettering. The adjoining lane reads "No cellphones."
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. Motorists yakking away, even with hands-free devices, crawl about 2 mph slower on commuter-clogged roads than people not on the phone, and they don't keep up with the flow of traffic, said study author David Strayer, a psychology professor at the University of Utah. "The distracted driver tends to drive slower and have delayed reactions," said Strayer, ["]People kind of get stuck behind that person, and it makes everyone pay the price of that distracted driver."
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: Just when you thought there was nothing left for Congress to federalize, along comesa bill by Rep. Gary Ackerman, D-NY, and Sen. Jon Corzine, D-NJ, that would regulate how Americans use their cell phones while driving. Apparently no human action is too small or parochial for the federal government to police. So now Congress wants to play the role of local traffic cop, too.