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RE: Speeding ticket options
In message <c=US%a=_%p=RAYOVAC%l=EXCHANGE-970617145201Z-4826@EXCHANGE.RAYOVAC.COM> "Hussey, Dan" writes:
> What's the point of a carphone if you can't use it in the car???
> Haven;t people heard of handsfree? I use mine on the highway and so
> does everyone else I know, so what's the big deal?
Someone got into his car, started the engine and switched on the phone. The
phone logged into the network, the network had voicemail pending, and the
driver started listening to his voicemails as he drove away from the hotel.
Hands-free, as I understand it.
Killed a mother and two children. Got five years for manslaughter.
Now - if you're in a accident and you have a cellphone, the police ask your
service provider for your call logs. If one of them is within a minute of a
good time they can establish for the accident - six months in the pokey. If
they catch you using a phone in a moving vehicle - three points and $60. If
you commit _another_ offence (speeding, careless driving, etc.) and they get a
phone log - three months.
Next week (starting Tuesday - be warned) out local A14 will be videoed from
over two dozen bridges. If you're in a car with a hands-free kit fitted - try
not to talk to yourself.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club