News item: Connecticut legislators debate strategies for reducing the use of hand-held mobile devices while driving.
Seriously? As mentioned in this place on more than one occasion, the solution is easy. Instead of fining people $150 for talking/texting on a cell phone in their vehicles, hit them where it hurts-their bank accounts. How about fines in excess of $1000 and increasing by 100% for each additional offense? Over the top? Not if you're serious.