DOT Wants to Block Most Phone Apps In Moving Cars
Cortana+headset=safe, hands-free driving
Cortana running on a Windows 10 Mobile phone, paired to a high-quality, noise-cancelling headset, already makes my driving completely hands-free and fully eyes-on-the-road. There are many good Bluetooth headsets, but my preference is the VXI Xpressway 2 because of its very good noise-cancelling ability (when the foam sock is placed on the boom mic).
All incoming texts are read to me, and I can dictate replies easily and quickly without touching the phone or taking my eyes off the road. Same with voice calls. The most intervention required is one quick press of the multifunction button on the side of ...
Why dont police just have dedicated Phone Driver patrols, like for parking?
The real problem is its so prevalent that police wont pull someone over just to give them a ticket even when they are obviously using their phone instead of driving, its only if they do something Else that the cop will tack on the phone charge additionally.
Meanwhile, as police everywhere are complaining about their budget problems. If they had a squad that did nothing but give people tickets for (not) driving and using their phone, cops would make a ton of money and Some people might actually stop screwing with their p...
Why stop there?
Or we could just have penalties for distracted driving, some quite serious, if a police officer observes your behavior or if you are involved in an accident. One idea seems to be needlessly costly, overl...