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post #11 of 66
If your at a redlight reading something, you might not realize that the light has turned green and are now holding up traffic.
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post #12 of 66
I don't see people texting often but you can usually tell when someone is texting. Usually they keep looking down and drive slower then the rest of the cars.
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post #13 of 66
Its about time they passed this law! I can see people all the time here in LA text messaging while they are driving. They are easy to spot. They are usually the ones in the fast lane going 15MPH slower then the middle lane. or they are the ones sitting at a green light....

Seriously, I dont think people realize how bad it is in S. Cali.
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post #14 of 66
N. Cali, I don't see it quite as often. Still, it is a very big issue for beginning drivers and experienced drivers alike. Although i still see people talking with the phone to their ear (banned already in entire cali). Most people will comply with this new ban, but some people just don't care or are too ignorant to put down the phone and focus on driving.
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post #15 of 66
Texting will driving is about 10 times harder than actually speaking to someone on your mobile.

This is a good law in my opinion. Although I don't 100% agree on banning the speaking on mobiles whilst driving.
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post #16 of 66
California is fail. $.39c gas tax, extremely tough emissions standards, worse traffic in the country and now stupid cell phone restrictions that does nothing to stop the distraction all together.
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post #17 of 66
I'll stay in the East
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Good. This law needs to be enforced nationwide.
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post #19 of 66
Been in effect in MN for a couple yeras
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post #20 of 66
Using a phone while driving has been illegal for a good few years over here in the UK.

Not quite sure how this effects stuff since my phone has SatNav on it which I use...
    
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