If you can't help but text and drive, then I've got some bad news for your cell phone addiction.
But good news for your life.
That's because Apple is planning on implementing a bunch of new features in iOS 11.
Users will have a choice to enable it or not, but from the looks of press images leaked of the feature, it appears that even when it's in use, the app is pretty easy to bypass.
So you could, in theory, just lie to your iPhone and say you're not driving to still gain access to your phone's messages and all your very important apps.
Apple maps can be easily accessed in safe-driving mode, and other navigation apps could work as well, although it's been hinted at that they would be more difficult to access than the Cupertino-based tech company's navigation solution. You won't be able to input destinations while the car is in motion, too.
Eight people are killed due to distracted driving every single day, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and six months ago, Apple was blamed for the death of a teenager who answered a FaceTime call while driving and was even sued for not implementing a safety feature that prevented people from answering video calls when they're behind the wheel. So the introduction of this app couldn't come at a better time.
When I moved across the country a couple of months ago, I was trying to find a short-term place to stay while I looked around for an apartment to make my home. I've gone through my share of shady sublets, and was so worried I wouldn't land a spot that I started looking for one to book months in advance. On my first day of browsing, I came across a gorgeous and affordable one-bedroom in a really convenient location, but was super skeptical of the post because of how traumatized I am from my previous experiences.
I've dealt with creeps who ask for a cash deposit then claim they're in the hospital on the exact same day they're supposed to meet me for the keys. I've had people cancel my reservation once I've already landed in their city... Needless to say, I'm a seasoned subletter. When I found this lovely one-bedroom on Craigslist, I was sure the listing was too good to be true. So I took a proactively defensive stance when I reached out via email. I asked for boring specifications on the apartment and went over payment details with exhaustive thoroughness. I even asked if a friend could stop by to make sure there were no secret squatter tenants, or anything sketchy like that. Then, I got an email back.
TWIST: I recognized the address from the gushing fan mail I had sent it years ago. The apartment belonged to my favorite living writer and here I was, casually emailing with her directly. Flash forward a few months and we're friendly and occasionally email each other or meet for coffee to catch up. And that's how my nightmare sublet search turned into a friendship with one of the best and most famous writers of our time.
I live for real-life plot twists like this. They keep us on our toes while we cruise through this journey of life. Which is why when u/whytho37 asked Reddit to share their most insane plot twists, the results were incredible.
Scroll down for twists so good, you wouldn't believe they actually happened if you saw them in a film.