Let's say you had a few too many and ran your car off the road. You have a pretty good idea you're going to get busted for drunk driving. You're uninjured, but you've got time on your hands while waiting for the cops to come pry you out of your overturned car.
What to do?
Well, you might have a Kindle. You might take out your Droid and check things on Facebook. You could pull out the iPod and go through your e-mail.
With all this, there are probably shrewder choices than the one made by Mr. Sneddon.