In addition to flip-down or back-o-the-headrest screens, PSPs, and DS Lites, Chrysler customers now have the option of distracting their little ones with Wi-Fi connectivity in new 2009 models. It's impossible to picture every driver resisting the urge to surf 'n drive, but Chrysler claims these particular internets are specifically tailored for children in the backseat and even provides "instructions" for proper use. Criticisms are a-plenty including this snappy comment by J. R. Peter Kissinger, president of the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in Washington, in the NYT article:
"I can picture two teenagers in the front and the passenger pulls up a YouTube video. I can't imagine the driver saying, 'I'm going to pull over and stop so I can safely watch what you're laughing at.'"
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