You shouldn’t be on your phone at all when you’re driving – even while waiting on a traffic light to turn green.

Put it down and drive. I shouldn’t have to beep at you when the light turns green.

Put it down and drive. I shouldn’t have to beep at you when the light turns green.

When you are, it leads to the inevitable attention lapse where you miss the red switch to green, and you hold up traffic for several seconds before you get beeped at from behind.

Since this happens with such frequency, those several seconds combine to amount to a good bit of time. In Morgantown, where traffic gets backed up at the drop of a pin, those several seconds per traffic light create an additional annoyance for drivers likely already running late