New York plans iPod ban

by admin February 8, 2007 at 8:07 am

No listening to music while crossing the road please

The State of New York is planning to ban people using iPods while crossing the road in an effort to reduce accidents.

The proposed legislation was introduced by State Senator Carl Kruger to combat what he refers to as “iPod oblivion”. So far the legislation is only proposed for larger cities in the state.

“We are talking about people walking around ‘tuned in’ and, in the process of being tuned in, being ‘tuned out’ to the world around them,” Senator Kruger told TV station WCBS.

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