Texting and Traffic Laws

Panelists talked about the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety report on state-by-state ratings of traffic safety laws. For the… read more

Panelists talked about the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety report on state-by-state ratings of traffic safety laws. For the first time, the group reviewed text messaging restrictions for all drivers, and put a new emphasis on tougher ignition interlock laws for convicted drunk drivers. 

Speakers included the head of the National Transportation Safety Board, state and federal legislators, and mothers whose children were killed in traffic accidents. Following their remarks, speakers responded to questions from audience members.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
291172-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 11, 2010
Last Aired:
Jan 22, 2010

Airing Details

  • Jan 11, 2010 | 11:30am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 11, 2010 | 4:34pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 11, 2010 | 10:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 12, 2010 | 5:19am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 18, 2010 | 5:27pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2010 | 2:27am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2010 | 8:27am EST | C-SPAN 3
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