I assume that if you are smart enough to read this fantastic blog (!), you would never even think of TEXTING while you drive, so I won't even address that.
And if you think you are practicing safe habits by using a hand-held device, think again. It's still dangerous.
"Drivers who use hand-held devices are four times as likely to get into crashes serious enough to injure themselves. (Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)No phone call is as important as your life.
"Using a cell phone use while driving, whether it's hand-held or hands-free, delays a driver's reactions as much as having a blood alcohol concentration at the legal limit of .08 percent. (Source: University of Utah)"