ACtion Magazine - June 2013 - (Page 13)

Leonard’s Law Cell phone policy Keith N. Leonard Esquire I have previously written about distracted driving and study in the United Kingdom showed that a driver using about employer liability for the conduct of their a handheld cellular device performs worse than a driver employees (respondeat superior). According to a 2010 impaired by alcohol with regard to speed control, warning survey of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, more detection, and response time. Yet there are over 800,000 than one in four Americans admit to using cell phones vehicles being driven at any given moment in the United while driving. States by drivers using handheld cell A blood alcohol concentration phones. (BAC) level of 0.08% or above while It should therefore not be surprising What risks does an employer driving is illegal and the driver can that at least one of the drivers in some have where its employees be arrested. Both Mothers Against fifteen to thirty percent of all motor Drunk Driving (MADD) and Students vehicle crashes was reported as having routinely use cell phones Against Destructive Decisions been distracted at the time. Accordingly, while on the road on company in the last few years, various (SADD) regularly publicize the risks of, and damages caused by, driving governmental agencies have published a business? under the influence. However, cell report or made a recommendation with phone use while driving has been respect to the dangers of driving while shown to slow a driver’s reaction to a level below that using a cell phone or texting. A 2009 study shows that of a driver with a BAC of 0.08%. Moreover, a 2000 a driver’s eyes are diverted from the road for an average Budget Friendly! OPTIMAX™ 400 Leak Detection Flashlight This new, economical inspection flashlight features a highoutput true UV LED that causes dyes to fluoresce far more brilliantly and with greater contrast compared to conventional inspection lamps. It makes all automotive leaks easier to spot, slashes diagnostic time and puts money where it belongs — in your wallet! Reader Reply Power comparable to high-intensity 150-watt lamps! Inspection range of up to 25 feet (7.6 m) or more! Works with all universal/ester and PAG A/C dyes, as well as green-colored fluid dyes Compact design easily gets into tight, cramped areas Rugged, corrosion-resistant anodized lamp body stands up to years of heavy use 100,000-hour LED service life To learn more, scan QR code call 1-800-641-1133 or visit ACTION • June 2013 13

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ACtion Magazine - June 2013

ACtion Magazine - June 2013
Freeze Frame
Virtual View
Under the Southern Cross
Leonard's Law
News & Updates
Air Flow Out of Control
Customer Education
Association News
Quick Check
New Products & Services
Last Watch

ACtion Magazine - June 2013