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You're driving. You're bored. You pick up the phone to make a call. You don't happen to notice you've crossed into the city of Brooklyn near Cleveland where dialing and driving is illegal. No one will notice, right?
Wrong. Akron-based Highway Safety and Technology (HST) is in the process of developing the first automated system to detect whether or not a driver is on a cell phone. The technology arrives as more cities around the country consider banning handheld cell phones at the wheel.
"My personal feeling is that cell phones are becoming an addiction," says HST President and CEO Michael Rosen, who invented the technology. "The problem is that it's …