Phonemakers Asked to Alter Devices to Cut Driver Distraction – Bloomberg

U.S. highway safety officials called on smartphone makers to add features that would keep motorists from using functions linked to a surge in deaths due to distracted driving, a proposal that drew immediate opposition from the electronics industry.
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