In this day and age people tend to multi-task everything, from reading while walking to eating while working. What happens when you multi-task while operating a motor vehicle? How much are you missing when you’re distracted from the primary task of driving?
The Canadian Automobile Association has displayed some alarming statistics:
If you endanger others because of any distraction, including both hand-held and hands-free devices, you can also be charged with careless driving. If convicted, you will automatically receive:
You can even be charged with dangerous driving (a criminal offence), with jail terms of up to five years.