Driving selfie

Self-Portrait taken while driving.

Summary of Socio-Legal aspects
Deviant behaviour which can cause an administrative fine: art. 173 paragraph II of the Traffic Code.

Additional Information

The Selfie is a self-portrait picture taken through a smartphone or a tablet[1]

There are many types of selfie online:

Belfie: picture of one’s own back;
Cock in a Sock: picture of one’s own penis covered by a sock;
Driving selfie: picture taken while driving;
Funeral selfie: self-portrait taken during a funeral;
Gelfie: picture taken during sporty activity;
Lelfie: picture of one’s own legs;
Nelfie: picture taken of one’s own fingernails;
Owling: self-portrait taken while being “owlish”, crouched in unusual or dangerous places (balconies, cliffs, fences etc.);
Selfeet: picture of one’s own feet;
Underboob: picture of one’s own breasts.

[1] www.oxforddictionaries.com

Additional Information

The aforementioned conduct might cause a breach of Italian Statutory Law. Specifically, the requirements of the following criminal cases might be satisfied:

Art. 173, paragraph II, C.d.S. Improper use of equipment while driving: ”È vietato al conducente di far uso durante la marcia di apparecchi radiotelefonici ovvero di usare cuffie sonore, fatta eccezione per i conducenti dei veicoli delle Forze armate and dei Corpi di cui all’articolo 138, paragraph 11, and di polizia, nonché per i conducenti dei veicoli adibiti ai servizi delle strade, delle autostrade ed al trasporto di persone in conto terzi. È consentito l’uso di apparecchi a viva voce o dotati di auricolare, purché il conducente abbia adeguate capacità uditive da entrambe le orecchie, che non richiedono per il loro funzionamento l’uso delle mani….”.