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Distracted Driving / Cell Phones #1114386

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 02, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Kate Snow) Concern about police investigations of accidents involving cell phones featured; details given about the death of Evan Lieberman††, a passenger in a car in which the driver was texting, and about a device that plugs into phones and provides clues about a driver’s activities. [Parents Debbie & Ben LIEBERMAN††- express frustration that the police did not ask to see the driver’s phone at the scene.] [Attorney Todd CLEMENT††- compares distracted driving to drunk driving.] [Forensic computer specialist Chris McGEE†- describes what was found on a crash victim’s phone.] Civil liberty concerns about searching phones without a warrant noted.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Snow, Kate
Duration:
00:03:30

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