Bob Honea, director of the Transportation Research Institute at Kansas University, will discuss the report Tuesday at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board.
Honea says ``It's a no-brainer'' that sending and receiving text messages while driving is a bad idea. But institute officials hopem to help lay the groundwork for doing something about it, starting with gathering data.
He says law-enforcement personnel should investigate -- or at least keep track of -- instances when cell phones and other wireless devices are in use during accidents.
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