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Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 03/ 1/2010

Juggling phones at 23rd and M

By editors

By Shirley A. Johnson

Recently, while I was in the crosswalk at 23rd and M streets NW, a woman driving a large SUV cut across my path while using two cellphones at once. She was steering the SUV with her left hand, even though she had a hot-pink cellphone scrunched between her left shoulder and neck. At the same time, she was talking on a second cell phone, which she held in her right hand.

When it comes to cellphone multitasking, I thought I had seen everything. Where did this driver leave her awareness and common sense?

By editors  | March 1, 2010; 12:47 PM ET
Categories:  D.C., transportation  
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