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Rosaries, religious statues banned from car dashboards in Philippines

May 23, 2017

A Philippine law designed to prevent distracted driving will ban rosaries and religious statues on car dashboards.

A spokesman for the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines has criticized the measure, as have some lawmakers, who called for a suspension of the law.

 
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  • Posted by: nix898049 - May. 23, 2017 4:03 PM ET USA

    I'd liked to see the statistical analysis that directly links the presence of these items with any fatal distraction. I won't hold my breath.

  • Posted by: feedback - May. 23, 2017 9:57 AM ET USA

    I highly doubt that this has anything to do with safe driving.