Hands on the Wheel – Cell Phone Law Takes Effect Tomorrow

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Driving while talking with a phone to your ear is a crime in California starting tomorrow. It’ll cost 20 bucks for the first offense but no points against your driving record. On the other hand, it’s legal to hold a phone while you’re dialing or sending a text message. The big question is, will  the roads be safer?

Credits

Guests:
Jed Kolko - Chief Economist Indeed.com - @JedKolko, Steven Bloch - Automobile Club of Southern California - @AAASoCal, Gary Richards - San Jose Mercury News - @mrroadshow

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Karen Radziner, Sonya Geis