Yes, I admit that sometimes I look at or use my smartphone while driving, and I don't like doing it. If the phone rings, I will answer it. If a text comes through, I'll read it but wait until I'm at a stop or my destination to respond. I've just begin using GPS on my phone thanks to the new Google and Mapquest apps. They do feature voice navigation, but I need to get some kind of mount like my dedicated GPS so I'm not glancing down at the console.
Ultimately, I don't like to do it (but I do) because I HATE people who jabber on their cell phones and don't watch what they are doing. They exhibit very noticeable behaviors. They drive below the speed limit because they think that is safer. They usually miss the light changing to green. They tend to swerve back and forth just a bit. I can see how dangerous this behavior is, so I try to behave accordingly. I don't normally take long drives, and I really don't HAVE to be in contact with anyone while I drive, so it's easy for me to avoid using my smartphone,
But I do... rarely... and I don't like it.
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