We know that talking on the phone while driving or texting while driving is distracting. But how distracting is it? According to Car and Driver Magazine, a huge distraction. In a short test they conducted they found that texting and talking on the phone while driving was actually more dangerous when it came to stopping distances than drunk driving. Other studies have come to the same conclusion. This is a staggering fact given that most of the laws in Michigan focus on drunk driving.