Connected Cars: The Fine Line Between Innovation & Distraction

Of course, one could argue that Sync itself provides plenty of distraction to drivers, to which Monty says, in effect, get real. In 2011, drivers are likely to be answering calls, texting and trying to listen to music anyway. With Sync, at least they’re doing all that while keeping their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road. “Our first priority is the safety of our driver,” says Monty. “We know texting goes on in vehicles. If we can provide an alternative, we’ve met our goal.”