We’re all guilty of it, and if you’re not, congratulations. Your adherence to not only the law but natural behavior at this point is laudable. The temptation is ridiculous, it’s always sitting there and ready to interact at the tap of a finger.
Pretty vague, right? Well it shouldn’t be, as that “thing” we’re talking about is a smartphone, and specifically using said phone in the car while driving. I’m more fearful these days of losing my smartphone over losing my wallet. This apparatus is everything, and while we’re super connected, when in the car we still need to drive which means that’s less time for the smartphone. Gasp!
Regulatory bodies knew this was going to be an issue, but accurately correlating a car-related accident to smartphone use and the driver being subsequently distracted as a result is tough. There are so many variables involved – for example, a drunk driver [...]