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Banning Cell Phone Use?

Would you support the outright banning of texting while driving?
What about using a cell phone at all while driving?

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Asked by itsmesteph11 at 4:16 PM on Jul. 30, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (27)
  • Yes I would. Its illegal to text or talk on a cell phone while driving in California.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 4:17 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • Yes. Talking on the phone and texting while driving are dangerous. They cause a lot of accidents and unnecessary deaths.

    Answer by allans_girl at 4:20 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • Texting yes, what kind of person thinks they can multitask that well...talking while driving yes unless using a hand free device. I use my speaker phone all the time while I drive, it is the only way I can drive on base.

    Answer by usmc0351wife at 4:26 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • I think that cellphone use should be hands free or nothing. Texting is illegal in Washington State while driving.

    Answer by etsmom at 4:27 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • Because people CAN'T be responsible on their own, laws need to be passed.

    Answer by Grandmarga at 4:34 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • YES!!! Of course! Texting and cell phone use-even hands-free cell phones are way too dangerous. It better be illegal soon!

    Answer by Lindalu2 at 4:35 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • ye i do believe it should b banned. no phone call is more important than ur life or someone elses

    Answer by connorsmom2009 at 4:43 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • It's been illegal in NJ, and I think it is about to become illegal in PA--hands free cell use only (I live on the state line so both states laws are in effect for me and my husband in our travels). I only use my phone for emergencies, and only accept incoming calls from my children's schools/programs--and never dial unless I am stopped in traffic or parked--and then I use my bluetooth--and again it's only if I'm stuck in traffic and am expected to be somewhere, I'll be late picking up my children (due to traffic), etc., never just to "chat!"

    Answer by LoriKeet at 4:45 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • I believe in that bann, I can't text and drive myself, so I can't figure how others can,any distractions,smoking,eating,talking on your phone,ear piece--all should be banned

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:46 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • yes, i would support it.

    Answer by BandME at 4:53 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

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