I gotta agree 100% with you on that one Phil! If I want to receive calls on my cell phone, I put the thing in an inside pocket in my jacket. There's no doubt when it rings, the vibration feels like a heart attack. I don't answer it, just pull over when it's convenient and check the message or look up the missed call and call it. Most of the time you can find a safe place to pull over within a very few minutes so it's not likely your caller would be unavailable. Most of the time I carry the damn thing in the trunk turned off.I would say that you shouldn't even think about trying to talk on a cell while riding. It's dangerous enough out there without them.
Now, they have found that hands-free is still very dangerous:
The message is clear: Keep your cell phone in your pocket, on your belt or in the seat beside you while you're driving, and if you just can't wait to make a call, pull over, stop and lessen the danger to yourself -- and other drivers.