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Cell Phones and Cars

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Cell Phones and Cars

Cell Phones and Cars

Cell Phones and Cars

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Guests:

Felix Ortiz New York Democrat Assemblyman Sponsored New York Assembly's bill banning use of hand-held cellphones

Jonathan Adkins Communications Director, National Association of Governors' Highway Safety

Robert Sinclair Manager of public information for the Automobile Club of New York

New York is the first state to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving. Other states, worried about accidents caused by the distraction of cell phones, have tried, but failed. Opponents of the ban cite a study by the American Automobile Association saying that trying to find the right channel on a car radio causes more accidents than talking on a cell phone. Join Juan Williams and his guests to find out about cell phones and car safety.