The driver can still talk on the phone through the use of Bluetooth, but no texting at stoplights or Angry Birds in traffic.
There are a few obvious flaws to this new and exciting product. First, it’s expensive: $279, and $150 for installation. If your phone gets lost or stolen, there’s a one-time override PIN that disables the system. The biggest flaw of all is that it only works with a few newer phone models: the three latest iPhones, and the Samsung Galaxy S3.
New ignition interlock for phones targets distracted driving [Consumer Reports Cars]