Posted: January 31st, 2010 by Militant Libertarian
A new study reveals that the hand-held cell phone ban for drivers that went into effect July 1, 2008 has not reduced accidents in California, as the proponants of this tyrannical nanny state law had falsely purported. Is anyone surprised?
California’s gun-grabbing socialist governor, who has a tax lien on his property and has been caught breaking numerous laws, along with his wife who ignores the cell phone law with impunity, have long been open advocates for laws that restrict the liberty of Californians.
Similar to the red light cameras set up across the state, which actually have been proven to increase accidents and are repeatedy rigged and defeated in court, the cell phone law is not and has never been for “safety”, but is strictly for revenue. “How I beat a cell phone ticket in California” is an easy treatise on how this writer fought and beat a cell phone ticket which I recieved the first day of the bogus “law”, on July 1, 2008. I also explain why everyone should fight their traffic tickets- every time.
A new study released yesterday by the Highway Loss data Institute entitled “Hand-held cellphone laws and collision claims frequencies” outlined how, in their words, “Laws banning cellphone use while driving fail to reduce crashes, new insurance data indicate”
The HLDI pointed out “Month-to-month fluctuations in rates of collision claims in jurisdictions with bans didn’t change from before to after the laws were enacted. …The laws aren’t reducing crashes, even though we know that such laws have reduced hand-held phone use…”
Los Angeles KFI radio hosts John and Ken, two clowns who vehemently shilled for Schwarzenegger for governor and even hosted his rallies, discussed the cell phone study on their afternoon show Friday. They certainly have had a change of heart once their former hero’s statist policies have been implemented. This is a good lesson against choosing “the lesser of two evils”. Of course, these are guys who supported Romney for president, advocate gun control, and believe government fairy tales about 9/11.
When one pretends to support liberty yet repeatedly advocates openly collectivist and authoritarian candidates, one must wonder whether they are simply ignorant or players in a circus show type deception.
For the record, I knew that Schwarzenegger, who happily signed the cell phone ban, was a new world order rat from the start. The week he was elected governor in 2003 and met Bush for the first time in California, I was there to call them both out. KNBC TV covered my protest, you can watch the news clip here at minute 5 of this video.