Distracted driving is so problematic that the transportation people of America have dedicated an entire month to drill it into your brain that driving while doing anything else but driving is beyond dumb.
You know who you are.
Starting two days ago, San Francisco traffic cops have started zeroing in on drivers who are texting, brushing their teeth, drinking coffee, etc. while driving. So consider this your only warning.
"Motorists are reminded to put your mobile phone down and pay attention to the roadway and not be a distracted driver. Distracted drivers will be greeted by San Francisco Police officers who remain committed to the mission of this campaign," said San Francisco Police Commander Mikail Ali.
The whole purpose is to reduce the number of deaths that occur due to distracted driving. Police were kind enough to define "distracted driving" for you:
This wasn't mentioned, but we'll go ahead and say taking selfies while driving is a no-no.
Some other important facts that may not surprise you:
Now watch this:
And if that's still not sinking in, perhaps spotting yourself on a billboard will.