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]
The 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.
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