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Cell Phone Ban May Follow Mass. Trolley Crash

(Newser) - The head of the Boston-area transit authority said today he'll ban all train and bus operators from even carrying cell phones on board after a trolley driver told police he was texting his girlfriend before a collision yesterday. About 50 people were hurt in the underground crash in downtown... More »

Texting Driver Causes Boston Subway Crash

Collision in tunnel injures 49, including tech-addled conductor

(Newser) - A subway conductor distracted by the text message he was sending his girlfriend caused a collision in a tunnel beneath downtown Boston last night, the Globe reports. One two-car Green Line trolley rear-ended another at the Government Center station, injuring 49. The victims included the 24-year-old texting driver, who will... More »

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