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Old 06-16-2014, 03:26 PM   #15
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A driver using a hand held device is dangerous but I do not see how someone else in the car using one would be. I use a build in Nav Systems in my tow vehicle and I am sure the people in other cars are safer when it is helping me navigate new territory.
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Old 06-16-2014, 04:30 PM   #16
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I must be to old. Remember the days of the folding AAA map which had been highlighted with your route? Spread from the driver to passenger side fully covering the dash as Dad tried to make sense of it with Mom's help. All at the top speed of a sedate 50-55mph. There are bigger things to be concerned about.
Even setting the destination on your phone's GPS HAS to be safer than THAT!
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but you're not supposed to set a route on the fly with built-in systems either, and many manufacturers lock that out or only allow you to use voice commands while in motion.
or argue with your talking GPS!
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Most GPS apps have voice navigation and voice control.

I use Siri on my iPhone to find what I am looking for and give me voice directions. I never have to take my hands off the wheel or take my eyes off the road. It is all voice controlled.
Yes, me too! And I feel sorry for those folks who are unaware of the technology.
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