As the summer vacation season begins, worldwide interest in officially restricting cell phone use while driving continues. Just this week, the United Nations Secretary-General banned all UN employees from using mobile phones for texting while driving UN vehicles, hoping to take the lead in curbing global deaths from distracted driving. United States government employees are already prohibited by an executive order from texting while driving on official government business or using government issued mobile devices. As reported by JURIST, several Canadian provinces, California, and New York have also enacted driver cell phone use or texting legislation. Speaking of New York, the sections of the New York Vehicle and Traffic Law dealing with cell phone use and texting can be found here, and here.
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