Boston’s public bus drivers and train conductors can now be fired for simply bringing a cell phone to work, according to a new policy that transit officials say is the toughest of its kind in the nation. The rule was announced by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority on Monday a month after a public bus [...]
Authorities say a bus driver in northern New Jersey was talking on his cellphone when he crashed, triggering a chain reaction accident that killed an 8-month-old girl. Authorities have issued summonses for reckless driving and using a cellphone while driving for 48-year-old Idowu Daramola of New York. Read the full story at Fox News.
The Federal Railroad Administration’s permanent ban on use of electronic devices, including cellphones, became effective March 28. Please make careful note of the following: In the event of a collision, derailment or fatality, one of the first actions taken by National Transportation Safety Board investigators is pull the phone records of all crew members involved. [...]