A Guide to Safe and Responsible Wireless Phone Use
Tens of millions of people in the U.S. today take advantage of the unique
combination of convenience, safety and value delivered by the wireless telephone.
Quite simply, the wireless phone gives people the powerful ability to communicate
by voice--almost anywhere, anytime--with the boss, with a client, with the kids,
with emergency personnel or even with the police. Each year, Americans make
billions of calls from their wireless phones, and the numbers are rapidly growing.
But an important responsibility accompanies those benefits, one that every wireless
phone user must uphold. When driving a car, driving is your first responsibility. A
wireless phone can be an invaluable tool, but good judgment must be exercised at
all times while driving a motor vehicle--whether on the phone or not.
The basic lessons are ones we all learned as teenagers. Driving requires alertness,
caution and courtesy. It requires a heavy dose of basic common sense---keep your
head up, keep your eyes on the road, check your mirrors frequently and watch out
for other drivers. It requires obeying all traffic signs and signals and staying within
the speed limit. It means using seatbelts and requiring other passengers to do the
But with wireless phone use, driving safely means a little more. This brochure is a
call to wireless phone users everywhere to make safety their first priority when
behind the wheel of a car. Wireless telecommunications is keeping us in touch,
simplifying our lives, protecting us in emergencies and providing opportunities to
help others in need.
When it comes to the use of wireless phones, safety is your most important call.
Wireless Phone "Safety Tips"
Below are safety tips to follow while driving and using a wireless phone which