Cell phone ban? Skeptical lawmakers say states unlikely to heed NTSB call

December 16, 2011 at 8:29 am in Grand Forks Herald

Federal transportation officials are citing that accident in pushing for states to enact an all-out ban on cellphone use by drivers, restricting the use even of hands-free devices. But spurring lawmakers to take up the cause may be difficult. Skeptical lawmakers give the proposal little chance at succeeding in state capitols around the country, and many aren’t planning on introducing ban bills. Continue Reading