Thursday, October 23, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Better alternatives than a total ban on cell phone use by drivers?

READER POLL

Better alternatives than a total ban on cell phone use by drivers?

Require hands-free device use only
 
  177 (47.7%)
Equip new cars with gadgets to block calls while vehicle is moving
 
  88 (23.7%)
Increase fines for drivers caught holding a phone
 
  70 (18.9%)
Better public education on risks of making any calls while driving
 
  36 (9.7%)
Total votes = 371
Elsewhere on the site:
 
Pro: No phoning while driving makes sense
 
Poll: Dialing while driving


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