Feds Ask States To Track Cell-Related Crashes

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/25/technology/25CELL.html In an effort to track accidents caused by cellphone use, states are being asked to report crashes caused by distracted drivers, the Associated Press reports. Federal highway safety agencies and the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway officials, developed the new guidelines, which were issued Tuesday. They ask the police to say whether a driver was distracted and if that distraction was caused by a cellphone, a radio, another passenger, another vehicle or something . . .

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