And We Thought Cell Phones Created Distracted Drivers….

…wait until they have one of these:

h/t:  Carpe Diem.

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Steven L. Taylor
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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter

Comments

  1. Brett says:

    If they come up with a version of that to be worn like glasses, I`d probably buy one.

  2. Herb says:

    This brings to mind the fate of Navin Johnson in The Jerk…….

    Hopefully these guys have good lawyers.

  3. Franklin says:

    … because we’re just not getting our news fast enough …

  4. OzarkHillbilly says:

    Build it and they will come…. Like lambs to the slaughter.

  5. Jeremy says:

    I admit, I thought this post was going to have, erm, females.

    So, you guys going to release an OTB app for this?

  6. Eric Florack says:

    As a professional driver, and even before I became such, I grew weary of the argument that such things cause distracted drivers.

    We’ve all seen the cop running left lane hammer down maybe 30 miles an hour over the speed limit, or at least 30 miles an hour faster than traffic cup of coffee at the ready, police radio microphone on the lap, phone at the year, computer bleeping away, and so on. I’ve seen it often enough to address the question “just who the hbeep are they protecting us from, anyway?”