Yet another example of the deadly link between fatal accidents and distracted driving caused by having used cell phones while in operation of a vehicle has been provided by a fatal crash between a barge and a tour boat which killed two people and endangered 35 others.
The problems associated with many old cell phones – such as dropped calls, poor reception and even blackout areas
Junior high school students have successfully made it a crime for drivers to use new or old cell phones while engaged in the operation of a motor vehicle in Wisconsin Rapids in the United States.
In February, Steven Elop, the CEO at Nokia, announced that the company was teaming up with Microsoft and would be adding Windows Phone 7 based SmartPhones to their repertoire.
If campfires, human speech and various other strange ideas on how to recharge old cell phones were not enough, a company in the United Kingdom has come up with yet another wacky way to repower the devices.
Consumers might soon be able to recharge their old cell phones while sitting by the campfire… with the heat of the campfire!
A Canadian study citing used cell phones as a contributing factor to infertility in men has been backed up by an infertility specialist in India.
The ban on using new or old cell phones while operating a motor vehicle in Washington State in the United States is now 12 months old, but is anyone actually listening? Washington State Patrol officers say that a large percentage of drivers just do not seem to care, with many not even attempting to hide the fact they are using a cell phone while driving.
In a recent poll conducted by TNS, it was discovered that while over 80% of US cell phone users report being aware of the cell phone related cancer risk warnings released by the World Health Organization, most say it will not be affecting their use of their cells.
A self-proclaimed “educated” woman has been forced to leave a passenger train after using bad language and talking at an excessive volume on her used cell phone, in the second such incident to hit the media in barely a month.