Anthony Foxx: DOT will consider banning cell phone calls on planes

Anthony Foxx: DOT will consider banning cell phone calls on planes

December 12, 2013
Originally published in Politico

The Competitive Enterprise Institute, a libertarian group, questioned the grounds for DOT’s move. CEI fellow Marc Scribner said the move “runs counter to legislative intent and is clearly arbitrary and capricious.”

“It is absurd to believe that members of Congress and Department of Transportation bureaucrats are more responsive to airline passengers than the airlines who serve them,” he said.