Is a Texter as Dangerous as a Drunk Driver?

The topic I think that is worth investigating is talking and texting while driving.

Here is my list of secondary sources:

http://handsfreeinfo.com/nevada-cell-phone-laws-legislation

http://www.rgj.com/article/20110927/NEWS20/109250363/Fact-Checker-Do-cellphone-texting-bans-decrease-car-crashes-?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|Local%20News|p

http://www.ktvn.com/story/15527659/getting-ready-for-the-new-cell-phone-law

http://www.ktvn.com/story/15581756/gov-sandoval-promotes-new-handheld-cellphone-ban

And despite the fact that this video is put together by a cell phone company I found it’s message compelling: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DebhWD6ljZs

http://responsibility-project.libertymutual.com/blog/the-last-text?src=keyword_s=msn_K=CellPhoneTalkingWhileDriving_C=Films_G=LastText_CellUseGeneral_M=broad#fbid=IWub0WtCx-X&src=keyword_s

I would start by contacting the following people in order to begin investigating this issue: Brian Sandoval (or his office), the Nevada State Highway Patrol, the National Highway Safety Administrator David Strickland, and Senator Shirley Breeden.

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