On my way to work the other day, I saw two guys—probably in their early twenties—en route on the highway. The driver had a cell phone in one hand while the other hand was navigating the wheel. Soon he had both hands on the phone and was texting. The passenger grabbed the wheel with his left hand. After a couple of seconds, he leaned in to grab the wheel with both hands.
I was horrified. All I could think about were the other cars on the road. These two idiots were taking a tremendous risk to answer a text. There are enough campaigns targeting young drivers on TV about texting and driving to scare the bejesus out of anyone, but not these two. Continue reading