The Department of Transportation has been working overtime to spread the word about the dangers of distracted driving. But a columnist for AOL questions the necessity of this move, and points to past efforts to prove his point. He talks about a crusade 80 years ago to get radios banned for the very same reason: because they were distracting. That never happened (obviously), but the difference, he claims, is that regulators at that time didn’t have a website or other media to easily disseminate information.
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