Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Quebec Studies Full Phone Ban For Drivers

Photo: Driver uses a hands-free cellphone. (CBC)

From The CBC:

Less than two years after Quebec banned the use of hand-held cellphones while driving, a provincial advisory body is considering a ban on hands-free cellphones as well.

Jean-Marie De Koninck, president of the Quebec Road Safety Task Force, an experts group that advises the government, said members are mulling over whether to recommend the measure to Transport Minister Julie Boulet.

A ban on hand-held cellphones while driving in Quebec went into effect last April 1.

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My Comment: Many people are dependent on their cell phones while using their cars for business. Expect a backlash if this measure goes through.

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