National Transportation Safety Board Urges Ban On Cellphones

On Behalf of | Dec 13, 2011 | Car Accidents

In hopes of reducing Car Accidents, The National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday that it had voted to recommend the ban on the use of mobile devices by drivers, citing what it said were the risks of distracted driving.

The recommended ban applies to hands-free devices, a recommendation that goes further than any state law to date. The agency said it is recommending that drivers be allowed to use their phones for emergency purposes only.

This proposed ban is in would go a long way in reducing accidents caused by distracted driving. Hopefully, Florida will follow the lead and pass long overdue legislation.

Mark Kaire has been practicing law in Miami for nearly 30 years. He is dedicated to helping the injured people of Miami receive compensation. Mr. Kaire has been blogging on Miami’s legal issues for many years.