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Do you feel it is dangerous?

to be talking on a cell phone while driving? Do you think there should be a law that people have to pull over if they get a call on their cell phones while driving?


Asked by Christmaslver68 at 10:16 AM on Apr. 13, 2011 in Travel

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Answers (9)
  • Of course it's dangerous! Here, it's illegal to talk and drive, but I see the police officers around here doing it all the time.

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 11:43 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • Yes it IS dangerous, and yes there ought to be VERY tough laws against using a cell phone in a car. In Switzerland for well over 10 years now, you CAN NOT use a cell phone in the front seat of a car. Even if your pulled off the road or parked. They give tickets based on your wealth over there. So the ticket can be a Very large sum of $

    Answer by vbruno at 10:18 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • there is a law , in oregon and other states , no talking on cell phones and yes i agree with it.

    Answer by letstalk747 at 10:20 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • Yes. I think some people just can't multitask to that extent (ex. my husband, he misses turns everytime). I find it easy and have never had a problem with talking on the phone and driving, but I'm sure a lot of people who have got in accidents have said the same thing, so it's something I rarely do.

    Answer by RJsMom116 at 10:20 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • Yes! A mom almost ran me over yesterday at my kids school. I was attempting to cross in the cross walk and she was too busy on the phone (while dropping off her kid) took off and almost hit me. Fortunately I was watching HER and hesitated because I thought to myself that she wasn't even going to see me, I was right.

    Answer by slw123 at 11:08 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • It is illegal where I live.


    Answer by beeky at 7:00 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • very interesting vbruno I didn't know that they should have something like that here I have seen way too many people on their cell phones while driving and not paying attention to what is going on around them

    Comment by Christmaslver68 (original poster) at 10:19 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • Hands-free talking is no different, imo, than talking to someone that's sitting next to you in the car. I think most of the trouble comes in when trying to dial, answer, text, etc.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:34 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • yeah some of the police think they are above the law and can do whatever they want just because they are police officers

    Comment by Christmaslver68 (original poster) at 11:53 AM on Apr. 13, 2011