I love my phone. It lets me do about a million things at once. One thing I can do is IM in the car. It is great, provided that I’m not the driver.
The reason I don’t try is because I live in a state that has banned texting while driving. IM’s are substantially similar to texting, when done on a cell phone.
Not to mention the potential consequences of ending up like this:
Or like this:
Food for thought.
*A note on substantially similar. Depending on where you live this may be a legal term. If you are caught in a substantially similar act then you may be eligible for a ticket even if the law is not specifically about that action. Always check and obey your local laws.