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Towards a ban on smartphones in the car in the USA?

Towards a ban on smartphones in the car in the USA?

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a very negative opinion on the use of smartphones in the car and advises the American states to ban the use of smartphones in the car, even with the hands-free kit …

The association calls for an outright ban on the use of smartphones in the car, with the exception of "emergency and danger calls". To support this demand, it specifies that the use of smartphones, even under optimal conditions of safety, reduces concentration on driving and increases the danger of accident. Consequently, it calls on the authorities to ban its use, to increase sanctions and to start an awareness campaign among the general public.

The announcement froze the blood of thousands of users, who are already opposing the association's request. While some recognize that sending SMS, for example, should be prohibited on board vehicles, most agree that the GPS function of current smartphones has its uses, as well as voice calls by hands-free kit. Remain present to see what the American authorities will decide and if they will take into account the request of the NTSB …

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Source: TiPb