Across the United States, 911 dispatchers are ready to tear their hair out due to a growing problem involving toddlers playing with old cell phones. In Denison, Texas, 911 dispatchers have been answering almost a thousand calls each year from young children. This would not be a problem if the children were making legitimate calls [...]
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Much has been said about the dangers of cell phones and driving, but relatively little has been discussed about the dangers that these devices pose while their users are walking.
A woman who was talking on her old cell phone was struck and killed by a city bus at one of the most dangerous intersections in Queens in New York yesterday, advocates and police officers say.