Wednesday, July 08, 2009

DC Metro operator filmed texting while operating subway

A Metro transit operator in Washington DC was suspended for texting on the job while operating a train on June 5, about two weeks before the fatal Metro crash.

The YouTube video URL is here.
The embed code was disabled.

There is a detailed story on the DC Examiner here which does have the video embedded in the story.

Other transportation accidents, such as in California, have occurred because of texting or cell phone use on the job.

Personal transportation safety and technology safety intermingle.

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