You are driving down the street and see that the car ahead of you is weaving in the lane. You feel uncomfortable and decide to pass it. As you go around it, you see the driver has her head down while playing with her cell phone. You are witnessing a distracted driver. This person has no regard for her own safety and creates hazardous driving conditions for others.
In a time when it seems that every state in the country is emphasizing motorcycle safety rules for both the cyclists and other motorists, California seems to have taken a step in the other direction.