September 19, 2008 6:32 AM PDT

California bans texting by train operators

After investigators said an engineer in last week's collision was texting on the job, regulators temporarily ban the use of all cellular devices.
(From The New York Times)

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Interesting. The new California ban on cell-phone chatting for auto drivers specifically *allows* text-messaging, which would seem to me far more distracting than holding a phone to your ear.
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Maybe he was having a difficult time typing one his iPhone`s terrible "keyboard" ?
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