SOCHI SCENE: Zamboni phone call

SOCHI, Russia (AP) New laws are being adopted across the United States that forbid automobile drivers from talking on their cell phones while driving.

In Russia, there appears to be no such regulations applying to Zamboni drivers at Bolshoy Ice Dome, as evidenced by this tweet from AP Sports Writer Greg Beacham: .


Associated Press reporters are filing dispatches about happenings in and around Sochi during the 2014 Winter Games. Follow AP journalists covering the Olympics on Twitter:

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