Sen. James Hozapfel proposed new legislation that would
allow cops to confiscate cell phones if they have “reasonable grounds” to
believe that the driver was talking or texting when the accident happened. After going through the history on the phone,
the officer would have to return it.
The legislation is designed to cut down on distracted
driving. However it comes at a time when revelations that the government has
been monitoring our phone calls and online activities have disturbed our sense
Distracted driving is no issue with anyone in the United
States. With all the technology that is available through our smartphones, it
can be a challenge for drivers to stay focused. With the technology now going
into our cars where you can access Facebook or Twitter on your Display Screen,
drivers are more likely to get distracted from that then their cell phone.
The video below shows how engaged your brain is even with
hands free devices helping you. It’s more distracting than we think, and it’s
becoming more of an issue now than ever.