As with any technology, the cell phone is a two-edged sword. If the technology had been available, I am sure that my parents would not have let me out of the house without one and I certainly made sure that my teens had one, especially after they got their driver’s licenses.
“Cognitive distraction” is how statisticians and researchers describe not paying attention to the road. Drivers who allow themselves to be distracted by something inside or outside of the car risk accident. Studies show that the impairment of cognitive distraction is as significant as alcohol. Distracted Driving Statistics Consider some of these statistics regarding cognitive distraction