Cell Phone Companies React to Proposed Cell Phone While Driving Ban

We recently told you about the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) proposed ban on cell phone use while driving. While there are mixed reactions, the cell phone industry’s trade association recently spoke out in favor of the ban, sort of. Washington, D.C.-based CTIA said that it supports a ban on manual cell phone texting while...

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NTSB Discovers Tugboat Driver was Using Cell Phone before Deadly Crash

In July 2010, a tugboat collided with a tugboat filled with tourists on the Delaware River near Philadelphia. The collision sank the tugboat into the 55-foot deep water, killing two tourists and injuring 26 more. In a public hearing held last month in Washington, D.C., the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) revealed that...

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Federal Agency Recalls Walmart Food Processors

If you purchased a General Electric brand food processor at Walmart, you should stop using it immediately and return it to Walmart for a full refund. Earlier this month, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPC) announced a voluntary recall of approximately 255,000 General Electric food processors sold at Walmart stores. According to the USCPC,...

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