New Jersey town bans cell phone use in cars

Summary:Marlboro, N.J., has become the second town in the country to ban cellular handset use in cars.

Marlboro, N.J., has become the second town in the country to ban cellular handset use in cars. In what was declared an emergency measure, the Township Council Thursday adopted an ordinance that Mayor Matthew Scannapieco signed into law 15 minutes later. Brooklyn, Ohio, enacted a similar law last March. The news comes as federal regulators consider a study on the risks to safe driving from electronic products such as cell phones and navigation devices. Full story. -- Richard Shim, ZDNet News

Topics: Legal

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