Thursday, November 19, 2009

Blogging Bloggers: Blaming the Pedestrian, Again

Despite the growing national attention to the dangers posed by distracted driving, full accountability for drivers who kill or maim pedestrians while fiddling with electronic devices is likely a long way off. As today's post from Streetsblog Network member Sustainable Savannah notes, law enforcement officials too often seem to see things from the perspective of the person behind the windshield:

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Other interesting links:

Ontario: Toronto - Ontario to ban cellphone use while driving

Ontario: Ministry of Transportation

Ontario Medical Association - Research: Cellular Phone Use and Driving: A Dangerous Combination

Manitoba: Cell phone ban while driving - Brandon, Manitoba Discussion

Manitoba: CBC News - Manitoba - Manitoba drives cellphone ban awareness campaign

Manitoba: Manitoba truckers support cellphone ban Muchmor Magazine

Manitoba: Manitoba drivers facing cellphone ban

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