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Guidelines seek to end distractions, social media while driving

Many new cars today have built-in infotainment systems that allow drivers to navigate, listen to music, and even tweet while in the car. However, this can obviously become dangerous, so The U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing guidelines to stop drivers from using these capabilities while driving. The proposal includes three phases, including cutting down usage on outside sources of distraction, i.e. plugged in smartphones, tablets, and GPS devices.


http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-transportation-department-wants-ban-on-social-networking-while-driving-20120216,0,4216692.story

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