Distracted driving, it's all to easy!
It's worse when using a cell phone to text because the users eyes are off the road. I've seen people doing it, and several times they came close to causing an accident. On one occasion, it could have turned out bad, but, thanks to the diligence of another driver, they missed each other. I was in the car behind watching this going on.
Now, there's this new proposal for New York's legislation to use a device to analyse someone's phone to see if it was being used whilst driving.
Distracted driving is a hazard up there with drinking and driving, but with a problem for cops: Snapchat scores canít be determined by smelling someoneís breath. A solution proposed in draft New York legislation would solve that, using a roadside phone analyzer. U.S. Proposal for "Textalyser" To Check For Mobile Use While Driving [gizmodo.com]