First, do no harm policymakers.

In my last post, I notably left out family members of distracted-driving crash victims in my list of groups who would benefit from the bill to ban nearly all handheld cellphone use while driving. Merely holding a phone while driving is almost never determined to be the cause of a crash. Perhaps the family members gain some emotional solace from helping to pass a law they think will make things better, but, sadly, nothing in this proposed ban can undo the accidents that have occurred.

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