Would a Free Milkshake Get You to Ignore Your Phone While Driving?

If trends hold, about 3,000 people will die this year in car accidents caused by distracted drivers, many of them fiddling with their phones. That’s dangerous, often enough fatal, and yet we still refuse to put down our devices when we’re behind the wheel. Texting is “the most alarming distraction,” according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, adding that “using a cellphone while driving creates enormous potential for deaths and injuries.” In 2017, the most recent year for which the NHTSA website lists complete statistics, distracted driving killed 3,166 people. ,…[READ]