A Fifth Of Motorola

by Patrick Appel

Saletan really doesn't like cellphones being used while driving.

Alcohol has been around for millennia. Cell phones have not. We evolved to function in the natural world, one setting at a time. Nature has never tested a species's ability to function in two worlds at once. We're now taking that test, and we're flunking it. So here's a message to the 45 states that let people drive while holding a phone, and to the 50 states that let allow driving while talking on a hands-free phone: Sober up.

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