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Put down your dumb phone!

Do I even need to get into all the reasons this is a stupid idea?

Updated: November 15, 2012, 2:31 PM ET
By Susan Lacke | Competitor.com

Distracted driving is growing at an alarming rate. In your car, you probably multitask: You drink your coffee, eat your snack, check your email on your phone, change the music on your iPod, talk to your child in the backseat, read the billboards on the side of the road, daydream, and text.

Athletes everywhere hate these idiots and for good reason: In a matchup between car versus runner, the vehicle with heft, seatbelts and airbags beats an athlete, with little more than a tech ...

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