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Old 11-17-2010, 06:44 PM   #1
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Post Disney employees banned from texting....

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Disney Bans Texting while Driving for Job | Firstcoastnews.com | Florida News
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Old 11-17-2010, 07:58 PM   #2
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Thats not suprising. Everyone should be banned from texting while driving. In Michigan its a law.
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Old 11-17-2010, 08:21 PM   #3
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You know, at some point it will become a national law, because I really think this falls under the "duh" rule of thinking.
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It is a law here in Wisconsin. Should be banned all over.
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Law in New York too. I assume they are already banned from texting while working. Looks VERY unprofessional.
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I have never seen anybody texting at Disney, but I am glad they have taken this step, just for safety.
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Federal employees can't text while driving either. This one is a no brainer.
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It's been law here that you can't do that for a number of years now.
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I think a lot of states are implementing this, but maybe Florida hasn't yet. It was just instated in Georgia this year.
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I have never seen a cast member even using a cell phone while working at WDW. But at least Disney is taking steps to prevent accidents ahead of the state.
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It just came into law here in Ma. Makes sense to me.
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A texting ban was passed in Maryland just this year.

Of course, the law bans SENDING a text while driving, but not READING a text. Sort of crazy, IMHO...
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I think a lot of states are implementing this, but maybe Florida hasn't yet. It was just instated in Georgia this year.
I looked it up yesterday and only 30 out of the 50 states have texting/talking while driving laws . . . FL is one of the 20 that don't have any laws against using your cell phone while driving.

I have a feeling that it will be a law in every state across the board before too long, though.
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You know, at some point it will become a national law, because I really think this falls under the "duh" rule of thinking.
My thoughts exactly!! Texting while driving is just plain stupid!
Alaska is one of the states where it is illegal.
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I'm glad Disney has adopted this policy, but some things should be so obvious that you don't need a rule.
To me, this is one of those "Duh!" items.
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