[LINK] Mobile phone use set to be banned in vehicles

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Mon Feb 7 16:31:35 AEDT 2011

At 04:17 PM 7/02/2011, Kim Holburn wrote:
> > I also think GPS systems are a distraction and should be banned from
> > the front area of a car. (don't throw things at me)
>Yeah and maps too.  Maps and street directories are even more 
>dangerous.  They should be banned from cars completely.  Even 
>touching a street directory while driving should be an offence.

Yeah, I had that thought, too, but wasn't game to say it. ;-)
Pulling off the side of the road maybe? Same thing with phones?

At 04:19 PM 7/02/2011, Robin Whittle you wrote:
>This is made far worse by the unreasonably short
>times allowed for the phone to ring before the call is handed to the
>revenue-generating voice-mail.

Depends on the carrier. Mine is free.


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