Cell Phones And Highway Safety

  • Driven to Distraction by Cell Phones

    Driven to Distraction by Cell Phones Sandra Greene ENG 215 Professor Erica Ellsworth 18 May, 2012 Driven to Distraction by Cell Phones Countless numbers of people are dying every day. These deaths are not limited to certain areas but are occurring nationally. They are pointless deaths because something could be done to prevent it from happening. Imagine if stopping one simple act could save countless lives. That simple act would

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  • The Globalization of Cell Phones

    expansion of technology has drastically taken over our world, one mobile network at a time. With exceptional products produced by Apple, RIM, Samsung and other leading companies, it is no wonder that the use of cell phones has increased significantly. The combination of the mass cell phone producers with the network carriers creates a technological world that can be accessed by those all over the globe. Within seconds, you are able to contact someone that is across the world with a simple press of

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  • Cell Phones

    In today’s society technology is more advanced. People use cell phones while driving, or speaking to someone in another country. Society can also use cell phones in the business world also, for example, people use them to set up meeting, send co-workers information or even trade with other businesses. In this country having a cell phone is one of the things that people rely heavily on. Cell phones are more than the latest electronics in the market. It’s also one of the major parts of businesses and

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  • Cell Phones on the Road

    Regulate Use of Cell Phones on the Road When a cell phone goes off in a classroom or at a concert, we are irritated, but at least our lives are not endangered. When we are on the road, however, irresponsible cell phone users are more than irritating: They are putting our lives at risk. Many of us have witnessed drivers so distracted by dialing and chatting that they resemble drunk drivers, weaving between lanes, for example, or nearly running down pedestrians in crosswalks. A number of bills

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  • Are Cell Phones Dangerous

    country is asking. Mobile phones are considered by many as an essential part of modern day life, from the businessperson who uses the mobile phone as a vital link with the office, to the teenager who has the phone for recreational use. By using mobile phones are we damaging our long-term health just to stay in contact or worse simply just for a good image? Mobile or cellular phones have changed dramatically over the past two or three years. The new generation of WAP phones now allow the user to connect

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  • Cell Phones

    A Call to Action: Regulate Use of Cell Phones on the Road When a cell phone goes off in a classroom or at a concert, we are irritated, but at least our lives are not endangered. When we are on the road, however, irresponsible cell phone users are more than irritating: They are putting our lives at risk. Many of us have witnessed drivers so distracted by dialing and chatting that they resemble drunk drivers, weaving between lanes, for example, or nearly running down pedestrians in crosswalks. A number

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  • Cell Phone

    about using mobile phones in the present Thesis: Using mobile phones in the present is a popular for all ages and there are many advantages to user. I.                   Argument or reason to support -          Mobile phones is convenient communication tool. -          Good feature of mobile phone -          Mobile phones no limited about time II.                Argument against -          Negative healthy effects -          The effect on children -          Mobile phone and driving -         

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  • Cell Phone

    Cell Phone use While Driving In today society we as people use cell phone for communicate. They play an important role in communicating in our modern society. Even though a cell phone is the most convenient and fast way for getting in touch with people, they should not be used while operating a vehicle. Cell phone use while driving has dramatically increased over the past years in the U.S., and studies show that the risk of having an automobile accident or near accident significantly increases

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  • Cell Phone Usage

    CELL PHONE USAGE THESIS STATEMENT: Cell Phone usage while driving has proven over and over again to be the leading cause in traffic accidents. It has also been a key factor in the communication skills in receiving and delivering urgent message before reaching your destination. I. INFLUENCES OF CELL PHONE DRIVING AND COMMUNICATION A. Using cell phone make drivers have less control of vehicle 1. Talking on the phone decreases awareness of road 2. Talking on the phone requires

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  • The Use of Cell Phones While Driving

    Outlaw the Use of Handheld Cell Phones While Driving CL English 111.4 November 9, 2009 Abstract Cell phones should be banned to make for a safer country. When considering whether or not cell phones should be allowed to be used while driving, generates two different positions. The use of a cell phone while a car is in motion should be made illegal throughout the United States with exceptions of emergencies. Cell phones are a distraction and our brain is better at concentrating on one thing at

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  • Banning of Cell Phones

    BANNING OF CELL PHONES Ladies and Gentlemen, Good Afternoon, in our world today cell phones play an important part of our lives. I am here today to persuade you to ban the using of your cell phone while you are driving. I will give you some statistics that involves the using of your cell phone while you are driving whether it is talking or texting. In today’s world cell phones have become an important part in our lives. How many of you here today own a cell phone? How many of you

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  • Cell Phones

    so when I finally got one I couldn’t keep my hand or eyes off of it. I was “glued” to it. He got himself one also, and was the same way. I noticed that we would come home from work and be attached to our phones. We would hardly communicate with each other, because we were so consumed in our phones. Being in a generation that has grown up on technology I get excited not frustrated with advances in technology. Older generations cannot seem to understand why “those young kids are attached to those things”

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  • Cell Phones Are Dangerous Distractions to Drivers

    Having a cell phone in today’s society has become a regular part of life. Even I have a cell phone and I’m really not a big talker. What’s astonishing to me is kids seem to all have cell phones by the time they get into middle school. We rely on these communication devices for every aspect of our daily lives, whether for personal use or for work. To me we rely so heavily on the cell phone that it is becoming dangerous. Think to a time when you were driving down the road and came up on a slower

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  • Cell Phone

    technology for residential, business, and wireless technology. Verizon Company was established on April 4, 2000 with a joint venture from Vodafone, Air touch and Bell Atlantic with a $90 billion merger. Verizon is leader in 4G LTE technology in the cell phone industry dominating the market amongst the monopolistic market with companies such as, Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T. The drive for technological advances goes beyond thinking for today advancements; it goes beyond the concept and looks for ways in

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  • Cell Phones and Driving

    able to take your cell phone any and everywhere. Which is a convenient for us all, but talking on your phone while driving, can cause more problems than you may think. We have all been driving down the street, highway or wherever and encounter that driver that is just driving slowly. We say to ourselves, “What are they doing?” When you go to pass them, you see their talking on their cell phones. It happens all the time, but people fail to realize that talking on your cell phone is a distraction

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  • Cell Phones

    When we think of the number 3 and 4 cell phone carriers, only two come to mind, T-Mobile and Sprint. Both are known for being the most cost friendly companies, with a close amount of customer base and cell coverage. T-Mobile and Sprint both run their companies in many different ways, Sprint launched the I-Phone were T-Mobile chose to become a Samsung Champion, both have different approaches to deploying their LTE service and both use very different cell phone frequencies. While both companies struggle

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  • Cell Phones

    cellular phones. I chose to analyze this topic mainly because cell phones are constantly growing in the number of users and has become a prime mode of communication for college students. I am hoping to find out how much cell phones are used according to their prices and monthly plans. I would also like to see how much cell phones are being used now in comparison to a home telephone. As cell phones become more and more popular, it is almost odd to see a college student without their trusty cell phone

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  • Cell Phones in It

    Cell Phones Technology in the country and around the world is expanding at an exponential pace. The last 10-15 years has seen a large increase for technology in everyday life. In the United States the biggest technological change is the use of cell phones in our lives for both personal and business use. Since the late 90’s cell phones have grown at a tremendous pace. Today there are very few people in the country that do not have one. Personal use of needing a cell phone has increased. Today we

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  • Cell Phone Use While Driving

    Cell Phone Use While Driving In today’s technologically advanced world it is hard to find anyone without a cell phone in their purse or pocket. Cell phones are being used more frequently during normal activities, such as at the dinner table, in the movie theater, and in the car. The use of a cell phone in a moving vehicle raises the risk of collision 3 to 6.5 times greater than that of an undistracted driver (Seo &Torabi, 2004). The increase of 16-24 year olds using cell phones combined

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  • Cell Phones

    Cell phones have been around for quite a few years now. The cell phone came out back in 1983. The first design that came out was the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X (2009). Since then we have seen the cell phone evolve from a huge block to what we have today. One of the major problems with cell phones is cell phone waste. When a new phone comes out or we break our phones we usually just throw them away. This causes a lot of waste in the dumps. There is a cell phone though in the works that I feel will

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  • Cell Phones

    that one day you get a phone call from someone telling you that there was an accident and that your child is dead because a person using their cell phone wasn’t paying attention to the road. Would you be devastated? I sure would. Here are three main reasons why we should ban driving while use of cell phones. Using cell phones while driving is distracting, cell phones while driving impairs you as much as drinking, You can be charged with homicide. Why Using cell phones while driving is distracting

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  • Cell Phones' Influence

    History Main article: History of mobile phones An evolution of mobile phones Early predecessors of cellular phones included radio communications from ships and trains. The race to create truly portable telephone devices began after World War II, with developments taking place in many countries. The advances in mobile telephony have been traced in successive generations from the early "0G" services like the Bell System's - Mobile Telephone Service and its successor, Improved Mobile Telephone

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  • Harmful Cell Phone

    Your Cell Phone? Olivia Kinser Advanced Composition CM380 Anna Jordal February 10, 2014 Just How Harmful is Your Cell Phone? That little device you always have in your hand or pocket, the one you use to check the weather, communicate with your friends, or simply scroll through social media sites with – this little device is what’s known as a cell phone. Most people find this device as something that is needed to live, but have you ever wondered just how harmful a cell phone is to

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  • Cell Phones

    The cell phone has only been available to the consumer for a little over 30 years now. The invention was credited to a Dr. Martin Cooper. Dr. Cooper led the DynaTAC team at Motorola and placed the first cell phone call on April 3, 1973. The first phone was put on the market in October of 1983 and cost about $3,900 plus 50 cents a minute to talk. The phone was about 10 or 11 inches long, about 1 1/2 inches across, and about 4 inches deep. It weighed about 2 1/2 pounds. (Tas Anjarwalla). Cell phones

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  • Cell Phone Use While Driving

    Cell Phone Use While Driving The new technology of cell phones has helped advance the world in which we live. There are over 100 million people in the United States that have and use cell phones. Driver distraction due to cell phone usage is a plague that is causing more and more car accidents every year. People quickly forget that driving is a privilege and not a right. What are different states doing about it? Should it be a concern of ours? Did you know that car crashes are the leading cause

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  • Are Cell Phones Dangerous

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--Talking on a cell phone while driving is as dangerous as driving drunk, new federally funded research shows, and it doesn't matter whether you use a hands-free model or hold the phone up to your ear during the conversation. The study, by University of Utah researchers, adds to a growing body of evidence that conversing by phone while behind the wheel can be hazardous. "We found that when people talk on a cell phone they are as impaired as they are when they

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  • Cell Phone Effects on Country

    that the cell phone and other related technology such as blackberry, and PDA have had the greatest effect on society good and bad. It's allowed for businesses to expand in the sense of having employees in multiple locations, people working longer hours, and from wherever they are. It has revolutionized business, making the pace of life much faster than it used to be. If a business isn't physically open for customers to come in, employers are now allowing employees to be available by phone anytime

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  • Cell Phones

    Sarah Randall Do you think phones are killing the bees? Yes, Radiation from mobile phones are what is killing large masses of bees everyday. http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/are-mobile-phones-wiping-out-our-bees-444768.html Do you think phones are worth a lot of money? Experts say that yes, phones are worth what they are selling for because of all of the high tech programs they put in them these days, like internet, cameras, music players, etc. http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2007/06/iphone-first-im

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  • Why Banning Cell Phones

    Why banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory nationwide A. General Purpose: Persuade B. Specific Purpose: Persuade the audience with the dangers of using a cell phone while driving. C. Central idea: Our cell phones have become a part of our daily lives, where we multitask more than ever. Taking photos, texting, listening to music, Facebooking, instagram and even uploading things online are also part of the distraction. The use of cell phones while driving is harming

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  • Cell Phone

    Cell phone The world of technology has been moving faster and faster. Now, instead of waiting any hours to cook a meal, we can put it in the microwave for a few minutes and the taste will be the same. Similarly, as time goes on, cell phones have been continuously developing from simple device which can just make a call too much more complicated many options such as text messaging, internet processing and sending e-mail. Now, people have chance to contact each other anywhere and at any time. As

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  • Mobile Phones and Driver Safety

    Mobile Phones And Driver Safety Mobile phone use behind the wheel is the major cause of motor vehicle accident in the United States and around the world that results in traffic collisions, property damage, injuries, fatalities and death. A growing number of people are using mobile phone while driving to stay connected with friends, families, co-workers and result in motor vehicle accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated that 1.2 million crashes each year involve

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  • Using Cell Phone While Driving

    Professor Tanguay February 25, 2013 Using Cell Phones While Driving is a Huge Problem Almost everyone has a cell phone, and that causes a problem for public safety when drivers use their phones up behind the wheel. Using cell phone while driving should be made illegal. Driving is a privilege not a right, therefore to ensure the safety of everyone and allow drivers to reach their destination safely, there has to be reinforced regulations. Cell phone usage should be a concern and drivers should

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  • Cell Phone Technology

    Cell Phone Technology By: Stephanie Lewis For this paper I chose to write about cell phones as my topic. A cell phone is a portable, non-wired phone that you can carry around with you. The name cell phone comes from cellular network, which is basically a bunch of towers. There are two types of cell phones. A cell phone and a smartphone. A cell phone is a simpler phone. You can receive phone calls and texts on it, but that’s about it. A smartphone is the newer technology. A smartphone allows you

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  • Cell Phones and Highway Safety

    Wireless telecommunication technologies are rapidly becoming a significant concern in regard to highway safety. Almost 90 million people subscribe to wireless telephone services, and 85 percent of those subscribers use their phones while driving to conduct business, report emergencies, stay in touch with loved ones, call for assistance, and report aggressive or drunk drivers. It's not just phones on the road anymore. In 1999, two major auto manufacturers -General Motors and Ford- formed agreements

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  • Cell Phones

    CELL PHONES AND SOCIALIZATION Shawn Powell Strayer University ABSTRACT Cellular phones have come a long way from the exclusive use for important people. Now, the use of cell phones has gone global. People across the global can be seen using cell phones in many ways that fit their life style. This wireless device is used by both the young and the old. The use is a combination of fashion, work and social outlet. Socialization has linked its existence to the invention of the cell phone. CELL

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  • Cell Phones in School

    Cell phones should be allowed to be used in school to support education. They should have cell phones in school because if you need to use the internet to look up a definition or to help them with work they can use their phone.(debate.org) Cell Phones are A Distraction We should not bring cell phones to school. My reasoning behind this is because cell phones are an additional distraction in the classroom. With many cell phones capable of not only calling others, but also texting, playing games, surfing

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  • Regulating Cell Phones Behind the Wheel

    Regulating Cell Phones Behind the Wheel When a cell phone goes off in a classroom or at a movie theater, we are irritated, but at least our lives are not endangered. When we are on the road, however, irresponsible cell phone users are more than irritating: They are putting our lives at risk. As of 2008, there were about ninety million cell phone users in the United States, with 60% of them using their phones while on the road (Sundeen 1). Many of us have witnessed drivers so distracted by dialing

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  • Danger of Using Cell Phone

    Are using cell phone dangerous? Binh Vuong I. Using cell phones are dangerous! A. Nearly 25% of cars accident are due to texting and driving B. Cell phones are dangerous because of the electromagnetic radiation they produced. II. Electromagnetic radiation wave cause brain tumor. A. Mobile phones use transmitting radio waves through a series of base stations where radiofrequency waves electromagnetic fields that cannot break chemical bonds or cause ionization in the human

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  • Cell Phone Usage While Driving

    Research & Writing April 26, 2015 Cell phone usage while driving should be a concern to all motorist and policymakers. Is that Facebook update, or retweet on Twitter, even that selfie for Instagram worth your life or the lives of others in the car or on the road? It’s often said that individuals take many things for granted but your safety should not be one of them. This “distracted diving” is becoming the new DUI. Needless lives are lost on our highways, and while doing our best to stay so connected

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  • Cell Phone

    inside another table. Additionally, the inner table has some of its cells merged. The table is displayed horizontally centered. OneThree | Two | | Four | | To the left is a table inside a table, with some cells merged. | We end with a fancy calendar, note how much of the original formatting is preserved. Note that this table will only display correctly on relatively wide screens. In general, very wide tables or tables whose cells have fixed width requirements don’t fare well in ebooks. December

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  • Cell Phone Driving Paper

    A Call to Action: Regulate Use of Cell Phones on the Road When a cell phone goes off in a classroom or at a concert, we are irritated, but at least our lives are not endangered. When we are on the road, however, irresponsible cell phone users are more than irritating: They are putting our lives at risk. Many of us have witnessed drivers so distracted by dialing and chatting that they resemble drunk drivers, weaving between lanes, for example, or nearly running down pedestrians in crosswalks. A number

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  • Cell Phone Distraction

    car accidents because they use cell phones while driving. According to research cell phones are leading factors that cause accidents. Studies show that a cell phone put drivers at a four time greater risk of a crush. Despite of a danger, people still use cell phones because they want to be always available and keep in touch with other people. Also, they think that hand-free set is safe because they can drive using two hands. Moreover, they use arguments that cell phones are necessary in emergency situations

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    insurance from the bankers in Barcelona so he could repay Isabel and Fernando in case he failed to find anything. w. made sure his sailors were well trained and prepared for the voyage. x. obtained the blessing of Pope Benedict for his safety and that of all travelers on the voyage. 7. Had Columbus’s voyage acquired wealth for Spain, he was supposed to keep what amount? y. 50 percent z. 75 percent {. 10 percent |. 25 percent 8. Columbus

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  • Are Cell Phones Dangerous

    Are Cell Phones Dangerous? You are driving down the highway and you hear that familiar sound – you just received a phone call. You reach for your phone but it is not where you put it. You try to keep one eye on the road and search for your phone. Meanwhile, it is ringing like crazy. Finally, you find it only for it to stop ringing. Oh man, another missed call! You see it was your best friend and you decide to call them back. Once again, you try to keep one eye on the road while typing in

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  • Cell Phones

    Ariana Galindo Mrs. Sgarioto English 1100-400 9 December 2009 The Invisible Killer What if one were to tell you that your cell phone is slowly killing you every time you use it? Cell phones are a part of everyday life for many people across the world. To many their cell phone is considered the most important item they own. People use cell phones everyday for simple tasks. One example is going to the grocery store, when a person forgets what they were supposed to get for mom they simply call

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  • Are Cell Phone

    Are Cell Phones Dangerous? Reading For advanced learners Is talking on a cell phone hazardous to your health? It is difficult to know for sure. Some research suggests that heavy users of mobile phones are at a greater risk of developing brain tumours. However, many other studies suggest there are no links between cancer and cell phone use. The main problem with the current research is that mobile phones have only been popular since the 1990s. As a result, it is impossible to study the long

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  • Cell Phones and Cancer

    Cell Phones and Cancer In today's innovative era of technological breakthroughs, we enjoy many benefits of technology, which give us the power to get things done faster, enjoy greater convenience, and have access to wonderful tools that improve all areas of life (Siepmann, 2004). However, there are many concerns that we are paying a price for these benefits-perhaps in the form of cancer. Major concerns arise from the fact that we are increasingly exposed to logarithmically increasing non-ionizing

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  • Are Cell Phones Dangerous

    Are you sick and tired of having your life endangered by drivers who feel they are too important to put their phones down and pay attention to what is going on around them while they are driving? Well many people are? There are already many distractions that a person has to avoid while driving, or even when they are walking down the street, let alone texting and cell phone use. Anything can happen at any given moment in this life. What would you do if it was you driving and you were the one

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  • Students and Cell Phones

    (Students and cell phones) TABLE OF CONTENTS Page INTRODUCTION 3-4 BODY School Emergencies 4 Reduced Emergencies 6 Staying Connected in a Time of Need 6 Unethical Usage 7 Cell Phone Abuse 8 Cell Phones in the Class Room 10 Limiting Student Use of Cell Phones 11 Short

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  • Cell Phones

    Today, cell phones have become a necessity rather than a luxury. The history of the cell phone can be traced back to the early ’40s. It was then that police, taxi cabs and other vehicle services began to use two way radios to communicate with one another or a central base. The first “mobile phone” was used by Swedish police in 1947. The technology was limited and drained the car battery after only 6 calls. The technology that we use today, that is towers that send signals in three directions instead

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