September 14, 2011

Federal board urges cell phone ban for commercial truckers

t1larg.trucker.jpeg According to CNN, the National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday recommended that commercial drivers be prohibited from using both hand-held and hands-free mobile phones while driving on the job.

quotemarksright.jpgThe recommendation is the most far-reaching yet by the safety board, which has previously recommended that young drivers and bus drivers be prohibited from using cell phones while at the wheel. The new recommendation calls for a ban on all cell phone use by people holding commercial driver's licenses while operating their vehicles, except in emergencies.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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