In what policymakers and lawmakers are promising is only a first step in reducing the number of distracted drivers on the nation’s roads, President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order on Thursday that prohibits federal employees and military personnel from texting while driving. My colleague Randy Appleton applauds this move in his latest post to the Virginia Beach Injuryboard and points to coming regulations regarding cell phone use and texting by bus drivers, train engineers and tractor trailer drivers.
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