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Thursday, February 8, 2007

Legislator Wants New Yorkers To Listen Both Ways When Crossing the Street

State Senator Carl Kruger plans to introduce legislation that would force iPod, cell phone and Blackberry users to turn the mechanisms off temporarily while crossing the street. His bill would also ban other electronic devices that distract pedestrians and bicyclists. Two recent incidents, one fatal, have alerted him to what he considers the rampant dangers of city streets. Read more here.

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