U.S. ban sought on cell phone use while driving

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* Drivers of any vehicle would be covered * 3,000 U.S. fatalities from distracted driving last year * Approach to compliance akin to anti-drunk driving campaign By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, April 26 (Reuters) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood called on Thursday for a federal law to ban talking on a cell phone or texting while driving any type of vehicle on any road in the country. Tough federal legislation is the only way to deal with what he called a "national epidemic," he said at ...

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