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Is talking on the cellphone while driving illegal in your state? How do you feel

  1. itsandreawilson profile image66
    itsandreawilsonposted 7 years ago

    Is talking on the cellphone while driving illegal in your state? How do you feel about that?

  2. Dave Mathews profile image61
    Dave Mathewsposted 7 years ago

    If it isn't a law it should be. Lives can be saved if you give
    100 % attentin while driving.

  3. Lady Guinevere profile image60
    Lady Guinevereposted 7 years ago

    I think they are illegal hree in WV.  Everytime that I see someone on the road and talking on one I yell at them to get off the Frikken Phone and Drive.  Seriously--some have heard me and got of the hone and then some have flipped me the bird.  I just wonder what would be on their headstone if they were hit right then and died.  People need to think about what they are doing--right at the moment they pick up that phone.

  4. Sweetsusieg profile image85
    Sweetsusiegposted 7 years ago

    Texting is against the law in our state - thank goodness!  I wrote a Hub about texting and talking on the phone.  I really get perturbed with it.

    I want a bumper sticker that says "Could you drive better if that phone was up your butt?"  (or something to that effect!)

  5. SIJO1 profile image70
    SIJO1posted 7 years ago

    its illegal over here in England and so it should be hands free kits are built in cars now, and if you dont have that the hands free kits ypu can buy are cheap!!!!

  6. Lisa HW profile image74
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    I'm not a big fan of too many intrusive laws, but, to me, this one's a good one.  The information is out there:  Cell phone use (including texting) is a factor in a lot of accidents (and serious ones).  People shouldn't need a law to be smart enough to risk harming someone else (or themselves, but they aren't the only ones who may die if they choose to believe they're better able than "everybody else" to use the phone without being distracting). 

    People "shouldn't" need a law; but too many are arrogant, naive, stupid, immature, or whatever else they are; so too many apparently have a hard time just holding off on using the phone until they're parked.

    The laws still won't stop everyone, but at least they'll discourage some people from using the phone when driving, and at least there will be just that little bit more awareness that driving and using the phone isn't as harmless as so many people think it is.

    It's not that difficult to just pull into a parking lot if a phone call or text message is "such an emergency".  When cell phones started to become as widespread as they are, it would have been nice if everyone could have been "grown-ups" in their use of them - but not everyone is a "grown-up", so now we have these laws that are aimed at trying to reduce the loss of lives that has been increased by cell phone use/texting in cars.

  7. Powerful Pierre profile image77
    Powerful Pierreposted 7 years ago

    I live in the state of CANADA in beautiful BC where finally any hand held device has been banned.  YiPPPPPPEEEE!!  There have been many a close call because the other driver, bicycle, school bus, semis, even have been talking or texting while driving, not paying close enough attention to what they are doing, and NOW they are being fined big time. At least Ontario, and Newfoundland also have followed suit as is New Brunswick currently passing their laws in regards to this issue. 4 down the other 8 are slowly getting on board. IT oughta be a law all over the world as it is in England, and a lot of places in European countries. SEE the proof at: http://www.cellular-news.com/car_bans/

  8. Thesource profile image80
    Thesourceposted 7 years ago

    With more than a million of miles of driving experience, I feel It should be against the law.

    I am OK with hand-free communication. Still one should be careful.