Banning cell phone use behind the wheel fails to reduce car crashes

01/30/2010 | PropertyCasualty360 · Wall Street Journal, The

Measures that prohibit motorists from using cell phones while driving do not bring down the number of auto crashes, according to a study by the Highway Loss Data Institute, an affiliate of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The finding "doesn't augur well for any safety payoff from all the new laws that ban phone use and texting while driving," said HLDI and IIHS President Adrian Lund.

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