Granted, a texting driver or driver on the phone with a passenger is going to say that the passenger was using the phone, but in the case of a driver with no passengers we have to technology to place the blame appropriately.
Why is it that most of the people that I encounter seem to have been shat from the Sphincter of Mediocrity?
Yeah. Why can't everyone be above average?
What "known rules of the Doctor Who universe"? Practically every episode either conveniently forgets established events, or retcons them right out of existence. As long as they give us an alien with two hearts who travels through time in a blue box, they can't very well damage the shredded tatters of continuity.
I do agree that Hugh Laurie would be a great Doctor. I'd pay eight bucks to see that.
I'd pay $8. But then I'd be seeing it in a tiny theater months after release. By the time it gets into the theaters expect to pay $20 a ticket. And of course it will be in 3D. And pseudo-IMAX.