WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representative Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) recently introduced the Safe Drivers Act of 2011 (H.R. 2333), which will require the U.S. Department of Transportation to study the impact of in-vehicle wireless use and recommend legislative activity based on the findings of the study. Please attribute the following statement to Peter Davidson, Verizon senior vice president of federal government relations:
“We applaud Rep. McCarthy for introducing the Safe Drivers Act of 2011. While mobile devices bring great benefits to Americans’ lives, they must be used responsibly while driving. We’re pleased that Congresswoman McCarthy is championing this public safety measure, and we fully support her efforts to enact the Safe Drivers Act of 2011.”
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