Unformatted text preview: while driving (10). Opponents: The Cato Institute, a prominent libertarian think tank, outlines the ineffectual nature of enforcing a texting while driving ban. The institute holds that a ban on texting while driving is ineffectual because of the inability to effectively police and identify what constitutes text messaging by law-enforcement (2). Opponents also include individuals with a propensity to text (in particular young people) while driving, as noted by the Monash University findings. The study found that despite the worsening of driving performance and legislation banning the use of hand-held phones while driving, a large proportion of the drivers examined reported that they regularly use hand-held phones while driving for talking and text messaging (12)....
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