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FCC TO CONVENE STAFF WORKSHOP ADDRESSING DISTRACTED DRIVING ON NOVEMBER 20, 2009

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Released: November 9, 2009

NEWS
Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th Street, S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D. C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:
November 9, 2009
Rosemary Kimball, 202-418-0511
Email: rosemary.kimball@fcc.gov

FCC TO CONVENE STAFF WORKSHOP ADDRESSING

DISTRACTED DRIVING ON NOVEMBER 20, 2009

Washington, D.C. -- On November 20, 2009, the Federal Communications Commission
will convene a staff workshop on distracted driving that will explore technology innovations and
applications that may eliminate or significantly reduce the problem of distracted driving as well
as ways to educate the public about such dangerous behavior. The workshop will be held at FCC
Headquarters and is open to the public. The agenda will be released when final. Registration is
not required.
For more information on how the FCC, other government agencies, communications
industry, and organizations are working to reduce distracted driving, please visit
http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/driving.html.

WHAT:

Staff Workshop on Addressing Distracted Driving

WHEN

: Friday, November 20, 9:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Federal Communications Commission
Commission Meeting Room, TW level
445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington D.C. 20554
For more information, please contact Lauren Kravetz, Consumer and Governmental
Affairs Bureau, at (202) 418-7944 or lauren.kravetz@fcc.gov.
Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities will be available if requested in
advance. Please make such requests as early as possible and include a description of the
accommodation(s) you will need and a way to contact you if more information is needed. To
request accommodations, send an e-mail to: fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer and
Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
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