UPS Reviewing Driver Cell Phone Use

UPS said it is preparing to follow its ban on driver texting with a broader policy on use of cell and smart phones while its employees are behind the wheel, in support of federal policies to combat distracted driving.

The company made the announcement while Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and other top Department of Transportation officials were hosting a daylong distracted driving summit in Washington, D.C.

UPS said it is standing with the DOT “in support of policies that would effectively reduce the likelihood of serious, life-threatening injuries on the roads” through distracted driving.

Read the full story here at The Journal of Commerce.

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