[LINK] Car rego number is sms and email address
Thu, 25 Oct 2001 22:44:13 +1000
> Surely it would be a trivial exercise for the police to consult
> telephone logs to determine if a particular driver was indeed using
> their mobilephone at the time of a crash. If a death resulted from
> the crash, manslaughter charges can then easily ensue without
> hindrance from lying the driver.
This has started occurring to a limited extent in the US, especially in
crashes involving fatalities. I have made a similar suggestion to the police
and transport ministers of NSW, who responded in suitably bureacratic
Nevertheless, this will certainly start to occur in Australia as the problem
becomes more obvious.
Regards, Tony Healy