Digital Manners: Should I tell the person in the next car to stop texting?
Digital Manners: Should I tell the person in the next car to stop texting?
Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
June 28 2011 11:07 AM

Texting and Driving, Tsk, Tsk!

Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate what you should do when you see someone texting in the next car.

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This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss what you should do if you see the person in the next car texting. Listen to Episode No. 10 using the audio player below or by opening this player in a new tab:

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Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of True Enough.

Emily Yoffe is a contributing editor at the Atlantic.

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