In a pair of unrelated matters involving the prohibition against the use of cellphones while driving, an upstate town judge has held that using a phone while stopped at a red light violates the statute, but using the voice-activated "personal assistant" feature on an iPhone does not.
Justice Puts Brakes on Cellphone Use at Red Light, Allows 'Siri' Activation
New York Law Journal
March 8, 2013
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