Author: Blinky the Shark Date: Jan 6, 2007 06:12
>> Mike wrote:
>>> I don't have a cell phone, but when I was visiting sis at
>>> Christmas, she regularly called someone (or received a call) as she
>>> was getting ready to go somewhere. When I went along, the phone
>>> call often lasted well into the drive, and often until she parked
>>> at her destination.
>> I wonder how cellphone drivers would think how safe it would feel to
>> be landing in a plane while the pilot was yakking to his SO on a
>> phone. No auto-pilot allowed.
>> Not much difference in the amount of concentration required to land a
>> plane or drive in heavy traffic.
> While I do agree that any conversation with a partner who can't also
> see the road is a Bad Thing, I think pilots would diagree with you ...