On the subject of bluetooth earpieces, the tech hasn’t altered much since the early 2000’s. They have simply got a little smaller, keeping up with modern incarnations of mobile phone. This informative article highlights new laws introduced in the US about driving and the use of a mobile phone.
The last time I remember being hands free was when I was in high school, riding my bicycle hands free.
No hands on the handlebars while I bicycled with my golf clubs to Green Acres – no kidding – Country Club in Donnellson, Iowa. My 10-speed was a marvel in balance. It certainly helped that Donnellson was flat and the streets well-paved, as well as completely lacking in traffic.