Safer Cell Phone Use
I'll admit I used my cell phone too much while driving. It was easy if I was driving the truck with an automatic transmission. However it took just one close call in the manual transmission Camaro to put an end to using a hand held device while driving.I went out and got a Bluetooth device that attaches to the visor.The latest study of mobile phones still finds they put drivers at increased risk when they're dialing, texting or reaching for the device. But talking doesn't seem to create as much risk as previous studies suggested. However, the latest study from the does not distinguish between hand-held and hands-free devices.
I still try and limit my use. I'm amazed at the number of people I see driving around Missoula talking on their phones.