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New York [State] Considers Legislation to Determine if Drivers in Accidents Used Their Cellphones (Opinion)

(TNS) -- Texting while driving is more than a serious problem, it’s a deadly one.

State after state, including Washington and Oregon, have made it illegal to text while driving.

Yet, drivers continue to avert their eyes — and attention — from the roadway at 30 mph, 50 mph or more. It’s crazy. It must stop.

And maybe it will, or at least be significantly reduced, by new technology, if it is allowed to be used.

The state of New York is considering legislation to allow police to use a “textalyzer” to determine whether drivers have been using their cellphones at the scene of a car accident.

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