Why do you (and others) in this thread throw around terms like Halal and Haraam?
Isn't one of the greatest criminals (according to the Qur'aan) one who invents lies against Allaah?
My humble suggestion is to analyse any human activity based on ALL (not some) pros and cons / risks and rewards. We naturally should do that for everything. Note that many people do not truly put in the necessary time to learn and research ALL of the pros and cons. A little knowledge about a topic can be a dangerous thing.
Driving is one of the most lethal activities we can do, yet we do it several times a day sometimes.
Stop relying on anyone in this board to advise you as to what you can and cannot do, and instead, use your own tools of reasoning to make the decisions for yourself. (See 17:36)