When Is “Distracted Driving” Illegal? When Is It OK?

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An LA Sheriff’s Deputy was working on his mobile computer while he was driving. He struck and killed a man on a bicycle—but the DA won’t prosecute. Cyclists are saying it must be “open season” on them, despite a new law requiring a three foot “buffer zone.”

Also, even at the “who’s who” of restaurants, profit margins are slim. In 2016, Obamacare probably will mandate health insurance for their employees. We’ll hear about the toney eateries that are already charging their customers 3% more.

Banner Image: A participant tests a text-while-driving simulator at the Distracted Driving event aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Evan George, Sarah Sweeney