December 3, 2013

Santiago train crash: Spain to ban drivers' mobile use

Spain is introducing a ban on train drivers using mobile phones after a train crash in Santiago de Compostela that killed 79 people in July. [via BBC]

quotemarksright.jpgThe train's driver said at the time he was going too fast and had been on the phone to a colleague moments earlier.

Drivers will, however, be allowed to use mobile phones in emergencies.

This is one of a number of measures to improve security on board Spanish trains after one of the country's worst rail disasters.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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