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Commentary: Only a matter of time for cell-phone driving bans

In the blink of an eye, I could become a killer.

You could, too.

Not intentionally, of course, but a killer just the same.

In the back of our minds, we've always known it. But the news this week has focused attention on the dangers of talking, texting and e-mailing while driving.

Two consumer groups, Public Citizen and the Center for Auto Safety, released documents Tuesday showing that since 2003 federal officials have suppressed research showing the dangers of drivers using either hand-held or hands-free cell phones.

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