Posts Tagged ‘Cell phone’

Photo: Man Lifting Woman

1700 Block K Street, NW.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photo: Woman on Cell Phone

7th and H Street, NW.  July 2nd.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photo: Woman on Green Phone

7th and H Street, NW.  June 3rd.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photo: Woman Texting

7th and H Street, NW.  March 10th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

The Needle: Vance on the Warpath Edition

Can You Hear Me Now?: Add cell phone bills to the long list of ways the D.C. Council has managed to waste money this year (besides Lincoln Navigators and trips to New Hampshire, of course). Roaming charges and extensive messaging added up to $61,000 in cell phone bills over the last year for the council [...]

Photo: Woman on Cell Phone

Photo: Woman Holding Cell Phone

© 2010 Matt Dunn

Driving While Phoning? Or Driving While Black?

The D.C. Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld the conviction of an African-American man arrested on drug charges after cops pulled him over for allegedly driving while chatting on his cell phone.
His lawyer had argued the traffic stop was predicated on a more trivial offense: driving while black.
According to court documents, in February 2007, four cops [...]

Hang Up, Wouldja? Okay, Just One More Call…

I had quite a lot of time to think about my new personal ban on cell phone use while driving as I inched along the Beltway this morning on my way to the office.
I decided to take that step the other day after reading the New York Times' extensive story on the subject, Driven to [...]