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Texting while driving



California has moved to ban cellphone use in train cabs after the gruesome commuter train wreck involving an engineer merrily texting while he drove.

Thought for the day: If it's not safe for a railroad engineer to use a cellphone for talking or texting while driving on a dedicated track, don't you think it's unsafe to allow talking and texting in motor vehicles on roads full of other vehicles?

A number of countries in the cheese-eating, surrender-monkey part of the globe have taken this common-sense step. Here, you'll have to pry cellphones from the cold, dead fingers of gabby drivers. And, sometimes, they literally do.

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