660,000 Drivers are Using Cell Phones Right Now: NHTSA

660,000 Drivers are Using Cell Phones Right Now: NHTSA
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently conducted a survey on distracted driving, and found that at any average daylight moment, 660,000 drivers are using a cell phone or other electronic device behind the wheel.  Continue Reading...

Cell Phone Jammer Blocks Driver, Not Passengers

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Cell Phone Jammer Blocks Driver, Not Passengers
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Convincing drivers to use cell phone jammers is probably as easy as selling Larry the Cable Guy a Toyota Prius, but researchers out of India’s Anna University of Technology have invented something that might ease the blow. Continue Reading...

North Carolina Town Bans Bluetooth

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North Carolina Town Bans Bluetooth
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As pressure mounts to curb distracted driving, one North Carolina town has made an unprecedented move, banning cell phone use in cars, including Bluetooth. While most states have some type of ban on cell phone use while driving, Bluetooth hand’s free devices are promoted as a safer alternative – even if the jury is still out… Continue Reading...

New Device Enforces Restricted In-Car Cell Phone Use

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New Device Enforces Restricted In-Car Cell Phone Use
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Cell phones behind the wheel— they’re a deadly plague on traffic safety that cause frequent and preventable crashes. Even worse is the fact that scores of mature drivers are just as guilty as any number of 16-year-old sidewalk terrors more concerned with texting back than taking the wheel. One company is offering a solution that… Continue Reading...

2013 Audi A3 Tech Displayed At CES

2013 Audi A3 Tech Displayed At CES
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Audi is taking the chance at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to show off the new bells and whistles added to the 2013 A3. While a lot of the new stuff is boring, there are some gems to be found that prove Audi is taking  the same steps as Mercedes-Benz to keep… Continue Reading...

Department of Transportation Looking At Cell Phone Jamming Technologies

Department of Transportation Looking At Cell Phone Jamming Technologies
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The U.S. Depart of Transportation (DOT) is looking towards new technologies that can prevent drivers from using their cell phones while driving. Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood went on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Breakfast Show and said, “There’s a lot of technology out there now that can disable phones and we’re looking at that. That’s one way…. Continue Reading...

Survey: Most Drivers Know Texting and Driving is Illegal, But Do it Anyway

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Survey: Most Drivers Know Texting and Driving is Illegal, But Do it Anyway
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Multi-tasking is an essential part of your day, we get that. But that doesn’t mean you should carry it over to every aspect of your life. Like driving, for example. When you’re behind the wheel, you should be paying attention to the road and nothing else. And while we all know that’s what we should… Continue Reading...

Survey Says 86% of Teen Drivers Distracted – But Not By What You Think

Survey Says 86% of Teen Drivers Distracted – But Not By What You Think
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You look at the survey headline: “86 Percent Of Teen Drivers Are Distracted.” Of course, you go right to the evils of the cell phone – talking, texting, sending and reading email – or using advanced in-car features. Results from a survey conducted by AAA and Seventeen magazine found that 86 percent of those polled… Continue Reading...

Smartphones Just Got Smarter – T-Mobile Garminfone

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Smartphones Just Got Smarter – T-Mobile Garminfone
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You multitask, so your cell phone should too. It’s a good thing the T-Mobile USA has just announced that the new Garminfone will be coming to a car near you soon. This is the first Android-powered smartphone that comes equipped with a fully integrated Garmin premium navigation system. Set to hit stores soon, the full-touch… Continue Reading...
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