We all know that looking at your phone while driving is extremely distracting and that we shouldn’t do it. Ever. But using your phone as a GPS, glancing at the map every once in a while to make sure you’re on the right track, is inevitable and permitted (even though it may not be entirely safe).
Courts in California, according to a recent article from Associated Press, say drivers in California can legally read a map on a hand-held cell phone while operating a vehicle.
The California law that prohibits people from using their cell phones while driving got some clarification. [Read more...]