NTSB proposes to keep electronics from distracting drivers. But the only way to enforce an NTSB rule would be to jam cellphones for people in the driver's seat.
Cell phone radiation has been proven to alter brain activity. But it's not clear if it's dangerous. Try an earphone?
Texting and driving – and gadgets like iPods and GPS devices – are a public safety epidemic.
Not all phones will work abroad, and even if yours does, you could end up with roaming charges unless you sign up for an international calling plan before you go.