Monday, March 29, 2004

WTOL-TV Toledo, OH: Distracted Driving in Michigan
LANSING, MI (AP) "Three state legislators have introduced bills meant to crack down on driving distractions. Representative John Pastor is sponsoring legislation making it a civil infraction to drive with an animal in one's lap. An aide to the Livonia Republican says the measure was prompted by constituents seeing ``huge dogs'' on drivers' laps. Another bill would outlaw breast-feeding while operating a vehicle. It would require that the infant be secured in a safety seat while riding.... "