of four teens in a boating accident may bring about something
many truckers and other cell phone users have wanted for
some time – the ability of 9-1-1 operators to locate callers
who use cell phones, The New York Post reported recently.
in the General Assembly are pushing to have the technology,
called e911, or enhanced 9-1-1, put to use in the state,
the newspaper reported.
youths were in a rowboat in Long Island Sound when the craft
began to sink, local media reports said. Although one of
the boaters was able to call 9-1-1, the operator could not
locate the craft. The boat was found later, and the four
boys are presumed drowned.