Street Crossing With IPods Could Be Banned In New York

Posted: Feb 8 2007, 7:01am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 12:56am CDT, in News | Portable Devices


Street Crossing with iPods Could be Banned in New York
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Reuters reports that New York could soon ban iPod use and cell phone use while crossing a street.

Reading the headline this morning I did not believe that this could be real. Considering though that 3 people died within a month crossing the street in Brooklyn while listening to music or talking on the phone, this is an issue that needs to be addressed somehow. I do not think a ban should be the answer. This would limit the use of portable devices in NY quite drastically.
Now that NY is one of the safest cities in the United States it’s the iPods and cell phones that kill people not bullets.

If the iPod ban goes into affect you might want to look into these In-Ear Silicone Headphones. They are very unobtrusive and you definitely will not hear the policeman yelling after you.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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