Unintended Consequences

There is an interesting study that says states that ban texting while driving actually have rising accident claims.

Why? They theorize that drivers try to evade police by lowering their phones when texting, which increases the risk by taking their eyes even further from the road and for a longer time.

Why do I bring this up? Because the unintended consequences of every action should be taken into consideration.

A good think to remember when we’re talking about economic policies–monetary or fiscal.



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