U.S. proposes cell phone ban for truck drivers

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Friday proposed prohibiting commercial truck and bus drivers from using cell phones while behind the wheel. The Transportation Department rule would affect approximately 4 million drivers, who are already banned by the government from texting while working. The proposal is the latest move in Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's stepped-up campaign against distracted driving in which he has questioned cell phone use in passenger cars and ...

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