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When driving, keep your knees on the steering wheel and both hands on the camcorder at all times. (This is a fake reply. Ignore it or else. Real reply below.)
You make a good point Safety Bob,
My rule to live by is: Do not shoot video and drive at the same time. Moreover, if you do this with your eye/attention on the LCD or viewfinder, you will crash today, tomorrow at the latest. This could result in the death or maiming of yourself or others, in addition to thousands of dollars in repair costs and possible jail time. At the least, you will have excruciatingly close calls (and you might not even know it). Better to change your hobby to video games if you want to play with fate.
If you gotta shoot and you are the driver, pull to side of road, just as you do (required by most jurisdictions I believe) to allow ambulances, fire engines, and police vehicles to pass safely.
Passionate videographers who feel they need to be ready to shoot from a moving vehicle in case of Martian attack need to travel with a designated driver.
REGARDS … TOM 8)