The Los Angeles Times reports that "in an effort to curb accidents caused by distracted drivers, the Obama administration has banned federal employees from text messaging while driving and said it would consider new restrictions on cellphone use by rail, truck and bus drivers." Full story >>
This would make a good subject for a class debate. Students could prepare arguments for and against a law banning texting while driving.
• Text driving 'worse than drink' (BBC News)
• Woman accused of road death while texting thought it acceptable to use phone while driving 'in right conditions' (MailOnline)
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