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Should employers ban all employee-drivers from talking on cell phones?

It’s a fair question. In the U.S., ten states now prohibit such conduct.  Another 34 states prohibit texting while driving. The Department of Labor has likewise made its position clear: companies will be held responsible for cell-phone related accidents caused by their employees. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) announced last spring that as part of … Continue Reading