Ancient wisdom says "The mind is like the wind, it never stays still." This holds true even when we drive. In a desperate attempt to keep our minds occupied, we reach for our phones.
The results are pernicious. According to the National Safety Council, over 17,000 people died on US roads in the first six months of 2016 alone. This marks the highest increase in 50 years -- a sharp uptick attributed largely to driver distraction. The dangers of driver distraction are real.