PHONE-Y LEGISLATION (SENATE FOLLIES II) 

PHONE-Y LEGISLATION (SENATE FOLLIES II)

Though it has not yet been considered by the House, the Tennessee Senate approved a bill to ban the use of cell phones by drivers under the age of 18. A similar, more logical and equitable bill which would ban the use of cell phones by motorists regardless of age has been proposed but is being fought by the cell phone lobby. Commenting on how the cell phone ban for teenage drivers will save a lot of young lives, Memphis Senator Steve Cohen said, The problem is not where [teenagers ] hands are, it s where their minds are. To follow Cohen s reasoning to a natural conclusion the Senate must, of course, also ban getting some.

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