Why is it that when you buy a new car, it’s not yours?
Your name is on the title – and you make the payments. But even when you’ve paid it off, the car still isn’t really yours – because it’s controlled by someone else. Like, for instance, whomever it was that programmed the saaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaafety protocol that thwarts you from pairing a phone or iPod while the vehicle is moving.
This is considered . . . unsaaaaaaaaaaafe.
Well, ok – they maybe have a point.
It probably isn’t the smartest idea to fidget with your phone while driving. But then why aren’t all the other fidget-involved apps also disabled for saaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaafety?
What is the difference, exactly, between fidgeting with a phone or iPod and fidgeting with the various “driver information,” “vehicle” and innumerable other fidget-involved functions that are built into the same touchscreen?
Is it “safer, “somehow, to tap/swipe/pinch/scroll through those apps? You’re allowed to do that while the car is moving?
Isn’t it like saying don’t touch the hot stove with your left hand… but it’s ok to do it with your right hand?
But I’ve been told I think too much.
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