Forget Drunk Driving, We've Got Cell Phone Driving
A study has shown that driving while talking on a cell phone is similar to driving drunk, even if the phone has a hands-free headset. I at first thought, there are tons of other distractions while driving in a car, like tuning the radio, eating, singing, watching people walk down the sidewalk, or talking to the person next to you. How could a cell phone be any worse? After thinking about it a little, I realized that talking to someone who is not physically there is different. The article mentioned that the worst distraction was texting while driving. I can see how this would be an extreme distraction which could definitely cause accidents. Would I be right in saying that fellow motorists who text while driving is a negative externality to other drivers?