Last fall, an 18 year-old girl crashed into another car at a claimed speed of over 100 miles per hour. Now a victim from the other car has brain damage, and is suing Snapchat, which the girl was allegedly using just before the incident.
Lewis Hamilton has a thing for using Snapchat. Formula One Management has a thing for protecting its incredibly exclusive broadcast rights. Those two things don’t mix well, and F1 head honcho Bernie Ecclestone put a personal ban on Hamilton’s Snapchat use in the paddock—which Hamilton broke that very day.
Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton almost got in trouble in New Zealand for a brief Snapchat video he posted while riding a Harley-Davidson. While the video clearly shows Lewis using a phone while on a bike, police say that is insufficient evidence to take further action.