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Re: STOP Cell phone use while driving!

Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 9:30 am
by brian
Dec 31, 2009,Train victim was on her cell phone,News & Observer, BRUCE SICELOFF:
Erin Brett Lindsay-Calkins was talking on her mobile phone when she crashed through an Orange County rail crossing gate into the path of a train that struck her car, killing her and her 5-year-old son, the state Highway Patrol reported Wednesday.
It was the second deadly crash this month at a Triangle rail crossing.
From Dec 9, 2009: Rail crossing horror: Trapped by traffic, mom backed into train by Bruce Siceloff, News & Observer, RALIEGH, N.C. — Hemmed in by cars on both sides of the railroad tracks, Deborah Bingham backed into the path of the speeding Amtrak train that killed her sleeping sons at an East Durham rail crossing, according to a police report released Tuesday. No charges were filed in the Dec. 9 crash. Two Durham boys died and their mother was hurt Dec. 9 when the Amtrak Carolinian struck their SUV, hemmed in by other cars and trapped between crossing gates, on the Ellis Road crossing in East Durham.
Both crashes are being investigated by the Federal Railroad Administration and state transportation officials.

Re: STOP Cell phone use while driving!

Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 11:55 pm
by brian
For additional infromation on cell phones and driving be sure to also see the new McHenry Software forum topic: 2010 News on Cell Phones and texting while driving