Misplaced modifier (comment)

 

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Q:

This sentence was presented by Philip Franklin (pfranklin@bilgi.edu.tr) for comment and for suggestions on improvements for accuracy. In this sentence, note that the last phrase—"while driving"—inaccurately appears to modify "cell phones."

Do you agree with New York's decision to ban handheld cell phones while driving?

A:

Hello to all the scholars,

How about this one:

Do you agree with New York's decision on banning the use of handheld cell phones by drivers while driving?

Thanks to all.

P. Parsafar
pparsafa@mail2@yuba.cc.ca.us

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