Using mobile phones whilst driving

@spr1967 (208)
February 20, 2007 6:09pm CST
Does it bother you as much as it much as me when people use their phones whilst driving? I drove to London as usual for a meeting today and it seemed to be a bad day as far as people using their phones whilst driving. Makes me laugh in a way as 3 of the cars were a Bentley, Ferrari and a YELLOW Porsche. They can afford these flash motors but cant buy an earpiece or bluetooth. If i was a copper i think i would have acheived my ticket rota for the week just today alone!
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6 responses
• United States
21 Feb 07
I have never seen a Bentley, Ferrari, or a Porche ever in real life. Don't ear pieces come with all phones? I have a Motorola V265 phone. I'm using the Motorola V262 ear peice. I think that phone was released in 2000 or something. It's a pretty old phone. Using the phone while driving is stupid. Using bluetooth does not make a difference because at the same time ur distracted from the road. Alotta my friends text message while driving. Yes, they're seriously retarded. My dad gets so pissed off when someone on the road does something really stupid. They're either driving really slow, don't use the lights, and turn at a stupid point or soemthing. 90 percent of the time it's either someone using they're phone, it's a mentally challenged person or they are really old.
@bkfuels (1605)
• Canada
22 Feb 07
I hate this I do not believe a person can concentrate on driving while being on one. I know that I can not . When I use my cell phone I always pull over. I am just not confident enough with using it and driving at the same time. I would rather be safe then sorry!
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• United States
21 Feb 07
I am almost embarrassed to admit this, but I live in the US and I thought this was just a problem here and it never occurred to me for a second it was a problem anywhere else in the world. And yes, it does bother me, I am always making allowances for slip ups by people that are using cell phones while driving. And the kicker is...that some of them don't even realize that they may have narrowly missed having an accident...Cells on the road should be Banned...SS
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@blakky (137)
• Australia
26 Feb 07
don't start me on this one!! i find it so frustrating seeing people driving along with one hand up the ear and clearly not concentrating on the road. and as for those turning corners one handed whilst chatting - what are they thinking?? these people never seem to get caught doing anything wrong but they always end up cutting someone off. they are right up there with women putting their make up on, grrrrrrrrrr. ok, rant over :)
• Philippines
22 Feb 07
I fear accidents that's why I made it a point that when am driving I do focus. No matter how hard my phone rings or no matter how many text messages got in...it's just a big NO for me to pick my phone up. Am using a Nokia phone and I don't have a bluetooth at all so I won't take the risk of using my phone while driving.
• United States
22 Feb 07
I don't believe people when I see them talking on their phones in the cars. That takes their attention away from the road no matter what they tell you. I have heard by some that it is no big deal. Their eyes are still on the road some have told me. Their eyes might be but their mind is on who they are talking with. There are things they have come out with that you can talk on the phone and have your eyes totally on the road. I am against talking on the phone while driving. It is to dangerous.