Is There a Safe Way to Use Your Phone and Drive?

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Using your phone while you’re driving isn’t a great idea, but people still do it all the time anyway! So why do our brains tell us it’s ok to take our attention off the road? Are other distractions, like eating or talking to passengers, just as dangerous?

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