Do you remember your first cell phone? Do you remember driving before you had a cell phone? Let's face it, we are all guilty of it--trying to drive and talk on a cell phone. I stress the word trying.
I suppose it's become automatic to have a cell phone conversation while driving. It's almost like the phone is a third arm. Let's face it, if we don't answer the phone while driving the car may blow up or something. Or if it's winter time, the car won't start because your cell phone transmits heat signals to the engine warming it up faster. Oh wait, that's not true. So what the heck are we doing?
When we drive we communicate physically and mentally with our car and the road. You might think 90 percent communication with that environment and 10 percent on the cell phone is good enough. But it only takes that 10 percent for something to go wrong--and I'm not talking dropped calls.
Think before you answer your cell phone in the car next time. The last thing you want is bad communication between you and the road, or pothole, or tree, or truck or....