Are You Ready to Go Hands-Free Tomorrow?
Tomorrow, this will be illegal Photo by berbercarpet via flickr
Tomorrow talking on your mobile phone pressed up against your ear while driving will be just as illegal as running a red light, speeding or driving under the influence. In today’s LA Times a spokesman for the CHP, Tom Marshall, said the CHP would enforce the law "fairly and aggressively."
What are you planning to do to avoid getting yourself a ticket? The law was passed way back on September 15, 2006, giving you 22 months to find a hands-free device. For those of you who cram until the last day we’ve put together a cheat sheet for you with some of the options that are available to you, because there are a hell of a lot of options.
Paul Esshaki a wireless expert for the mobile phone and accessory chain, Wireless Toyz, a mobile phone and accessory chain with more than 200 stores across 24 states including locations in North Hollywood and Pasadena, says “Most (customers) come in believing there will be only one or two headsets to choose from, rather than an entire section of the store dedicated to different devices from Bluetooth-enabled car mounts to Bluetooth and wired headsets of all shapes, sizes and colors.”