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Cellphone Use Banned for Train Workers


Researchers say text messaging behind the wheel is more dangerous than driving while under the influence of alcohol or marijuana. In California, rail safety regulators have temporarily banned the use of cellphones by train operators, one day after investigators confirmed the engineer involved in a crash killing 25 people had sent and received text messages while on duty. VOA's Paul Sisco looks at research into the dangerous practice of texting while driving.


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