It is becoming a well known fact nowadays that using a new or old cell phone while behind the wheel of a motor vehicle increases the likelihood of being involved in a car crash but now new evidence is emerging that that just the act of anticipating a cell phone call or text message can do likewise.
Life for students at Helena High School changed last week as they were given permission to be able to use new and old cell phones in the school building, a move that puts the school into step with its cross-town rival Capital High School as well as a number of smaller schools, which are situated in the region.
Most cell phone users are aware that their mobile handsets are composed of a wide variety of natural and manmade materials.
Cinema chains in the United States are considering allowing the use of new and old cell phones in movie theatres in a desperate bid to appeal to the teenage crowd who cannot bear to go for more than five minutes without texting someone.
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.
Cell phones played an important role at a Dr Charles Best Secondary School lockdown last month, being used to help calm fears about an intruder, and officials are now considering making more frequent use of the cellular devices in order to be able to share information about any kind of threats to schools.
Wade H McCree, a Wayne County Circuit Judge, has found himself in hot water after admitting on television to sending a partially disrobed photo of himself via a cell phone to a married female courtroom employee. “No shame in my game,” McCree confessed to reporter Charlie LeDuff.
Cell phones are now an integral part of everyday life, but many people do not seem to realize that the gadget is also a perfect breeding ground for bacteria and germs.
Police have charged the manager of a cell phone store after he failed to turn over an iPhone shipment that was accidentally delivered to his store and which he decided to resell himself instead.
New York State Police have kicked off a campaign that will last all week in a bid to force drivers to keep their eyes on the road and off their new or old cell phones.