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Volume 29 : Issue 89 : "text" Format

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 Re: New technology could warn drivers about cell phones        (Sam Spade)
 Re: New technology could warn drivers about cell phones    (David Clayton)

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Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 09:04:09 -0700 From: Sam Spade <sam@coldmail.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: New technology could warn drivers about cell phones Message-ID: <_hpsn.21565$iu2.21009@newsfe15.iad> Wesrock@aol.com wrote: > > In a message dated 3/29/2010 11:46:29 AM Central Daylight Time, > thad@thadlabs.com writes: > > >>Cars use lights, bells and buzzers to remind drivers to fasten their >>seat belts as they start their engines. > > > My car issues so many tones and beeps all the time your driving to > constitute a distraction themselves. > > It is hard someimtes to tell what some of them are for, and where to > find a display relevant to the noises. > > The manual has a full page listing all the icons they use for various > purposes and warnings on the dash display. And there is another > display overhead you've got to look for. > > Wes Leatherock > wesrock@aol.com > wleathus@yahoo.com > My car is pretty high-tech but it is silent while in motion unless I activate a route in the GPS Navigator. But, that is my choice, not forced upon me. My car also has a factory-installed hands-free BlueTooth link to my cell phone...again my choice for the resultant noise if someone calls.
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 09:03:34 +1100 From: David Clayton <dcstar@myrealbox.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: New technology could warn drivers about cell phones Message-ID: <pan.2010.> > On Mon, 29 Mar 2010 00:50:06 -0700, Thad Floryan wrote: ........ >> Many states ban drivers from using cell phones without handsfree >> devices, but a recent insurance industry study found that such laws >> haven't reduced crashes. It's not clear why, but one reason might be >> that drivers flout the laws. ....... And to follow up on using phones while driving, here is something the state government I have has just come up with: http://www.themotorreport.com.au/50087/dont-be-a-dickhead-new-vicroads-online-campaign-targets-young-drivers?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_cam paign=Feed%3A+TheMotorReport+(The+Motor+Report) -- Regards, David. David Clayton Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Knowledge is a measure of how many answers you have, intelligence is a measure of how many questions you have. ***** Moderator's Note ***** If the above URL doesn't work, try http://tinyurl.com/yjpsevh - and be sure you're not driving when you see it, because it's a side-splitter. Bill Horne Moderator
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