Distracted Driving

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Communications Commission Chair Julius Genachowski testified on ways to combat and manage… read more

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Communications Commission Chair Julius Genachowski testified on ways to combat and manage distracted driving. New York Senator Charles Schumer also testified on legislation he introduced that would ban texting and cell phone usage, and withhold federal highway funds to states that do not comply with the law. During questioning Secretary LaHood compared laws to ban texting to seat belt and drunk driving laws. Other topics included enforcement issues.  close

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Distracted Driving

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Program ID:
289680-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 28, 2009
Last Aired:
Nov 24, 2009

Airing Details

  • Oct 28, 2009 | 2:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 28, 2009 | 8:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 28, 2009 | 9:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 29, 2009 | 5:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 31, 2009 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 03, 2009 | 2:24am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2009 | 8:24am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 24, 2009 | 3:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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