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The Impact of Distracting Electronic Devices on the Safe Performance of Duties by Railroad Operating Employees : Initial Report of the Study Required by Section 405 of the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008

Document Series
Reports to Congress
Office of Railroad Safety
Subject Cellular Telephones/Other Electronic Devices

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