Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Japanese National Police Agency to make it more expensive to talk on mobile while driving.
Posted on 30-Dec-2003 11:54 | Filed under: News



According to recent reports on Wireless Watch Japan, Japanís National Police Agency is planning to carry out a major revision of Japanís Road Traffic Law next year that will toughen restrictions on mobile phone use while driving.

The current law says that drivers in Japan are already prohibited from using mobile phones when behind the wheel, but police are only allowed to penalize those who are a threat to others.

According to some sources, the Naptional Police Agency wants to increase the fines up to 50,000 yen (USD465/EU 375) if they use their phones to talk or send e-mail while driving even if they pose no danger to other vehicles or people.

This is similar to current UK laws banning talk-and-drive. In this article we explain how it works in UK and list Bluetooth headsets reviewed on Geekzone before.


More information: http://www.wirelesswatch.jp...






Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

New Freeview SmartVU streaming device: Chromecast, 4K HDR, Android TV
Created by freitasm, last reply by sdavisnz on 12-Dec-2018 09:55 (66 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Advice on graphics card for my 'new' machine please
Created by Tomahawk66, last reply by Tzoi on 10-Dec-2018 17:32 (39 replies)
Pages... 2 3


New Download to Go option
Created by freitasm, last reply by irongarment on 11-Dec-2018 21:48 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


New Freeview Dish TV recorder - 1TB, Chromecast support, 4K HD
Created by freitasm, last reply by Senecio on 11-Dec-2018 19:20 (33 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Weird 19th century question
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by BarTender on 10-Dec-2018 12:10 (33 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Restaurant Brands to open Taco Bell Restaurants in Australia and NZ
Created by freitasm, last reply by hsvhel on 12-Dec-2018 07:56 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Merry/Happy Xmas/Holidays
Created by xpd, last reply by MikeB4 on 11-Dec-2018 14:10 (12 replies)

Companies that send invoices via links in emails
Created by mattwnz, last reply by Tracer on 11-Dec-2018 18:48 (11 replies)