The deal calls for companies to warn customers before they go over their money limits for calling minutes, text messages and data usage -- to help avoid ‘bill shock’ at the end of the month. Carriers must reconfigure their networks with a warning system within the next two years.
NTSB urges all states to ban use of cell phones while driving
National transportation safety officials would like to see all state governments ban the use of cell phones in the driver's seat. One official called it "the new DUI." The recommendation comes after a deadly four-vehicle crash that investigators attribute to a driver who had sent 11 text messages in as many minutes just before the collision.