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    Dialing While Driving: Do cell bans include push-to-talk functions?

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    MONTREAL — For most drivers, the truck cab is like a second home. In fact, in many cases, there’s nothing secondary about it.

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    Like Mike? B.C. cellphone ban complicates some devices

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    LANGLEY, B.C. — Authorities in B.C. have acknowledged that the province’s new rule banning drivers from using hand-held devices while behind the wheel may make life difficult for truckers who own at least two popular push-to-talk or ‘Mike” models.

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    DOT makes hazmat trucks no phone zones

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WASHINGTON – The FMCSA solidified its federal guidance banning truckers from texting while driving, while also announcing plans to write a separate rule for hazmat trucks.