Posts Tagged ‘law

03
Jul
08

What the Hands-Free Law is Really About

I remember my first car phone. It was in my 1993 Honda Civic, and it was sweet, and oh so convenient; the squishy green buttons were a beacon in the dark that made it clear that with a phone in my car, I’d ‘arrived’. How did I ever live without one before? After an evening out, and a couple of beers, suddenly my old drinking buddies in Singapore weren’t so far away. When I’d been out to The Bottom Line, a gay bar in Ft. Myers, FL, and I’d struck out all night, I’ll be damned if I couldn’t reach phone sex chat lines on my cell. That was fun. I was ruined. In a matter of a few months I racked up a $3,000 phone bill which went into collection, and had it taken out of my car.

Yesterday, July 1st, California’s Hands-Free Phone law went into effect, which means that you can be stopped and ticketed for holding a phone to your ear while you drive. Cars with Bluetooth, Bluetooth headsets, and corded earpieces are all okay. Continue reading ‘What the Hands-Free Law is Really About’

01
Jul
08

Go Hands-Free. It’s the Law.

Billy has your safety in mind, especially today, so I personally watched this SFW video about the Jawbone hands-free device several times, just to make sure it would be helpful to you.

All I can say is that I was really happy I didn’t have a phone in my hand.
Who knew legal compliance could feel so good?

This video was banned in the U.S. Had it been two chicks, it would have been running during the Superbowl. I’ll never understand that.




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