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Taxi Drivers Watch Television Behind the Wheel



November 2, 2009 By

While in the U.S., states and localities consider banning the use of cell phones, texting and other distractions by motorists, a group of bored South Korean taxi drivers has won the right to watch television while in traffic. According to a BBC news story, Digital Media Broadcasting (DMB) beams television to more than 17 million mobile screens including those on the dashboards of taxis. A driver recently challenged a law banning TV watching while driving and won.


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