135: Ford wants federal ban on driving while texting--you know why

Ford backs a federal ban on texting while driving -- well of course they do! Do you need a nanny to hang up the phone for you? GM thinks its cars & tech are good enough for a money back guarantee. And we roll in the Mercedes that looks more expensive

Ford is backing a federal ban on texting while driving--well, of course they are! Do you need a nanny to hang up the phone for you? GM thinks its cars and technology are good enough for a money back guarantee. And we roll in the Mercedes that looks more expensive than it is.

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Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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