The Montreal office of agency John St. has put up a clever billboard in hopes of putting a stop to text-and-driving. Continue Reading...
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Police of the future could be able to detect distracted driving with the same effort as spotting speeders by using radar guns. Continue Reading...
What type of drivers aggravates you the most while on the road? Continue Reading...
A new study shows that parent’s behave just as badly behind the wheel as drivers without children, even when their kids are in the car. Continue Reading...
The number of Michigan drivers who admitted to texting behind the wheel of a car has doubled since 2012 according to a survey conducted by the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning. Continue Reading...
Honda picked the upcoming 2015 Fit, which will arrive next spring, to be its first vehicle with an integrated Siri Eyes Free system from Apple. Continue Reading...
Smokers have a small arsenal of gimmicks to keep deadly cravings at bay, but what about teens addicted to texting from behind the wheel? Now they have “thumb socks.” Continue Reading...
Is using at a smartphone map application as distracting as text, talk, and email? It depends. Continue Reading...
The lyrics in rock band Supertramp’s song “Dreamer” might have new meaning to some people in light of a study on distracted driving. Continue Reading...
A new gadget is on the market that aims to keep drivers from sending and receiving text messages behind the wheel. Continue Reading...
AT&T and the state of Tennessee are starting a trial of a text-to-911 service in order to see how well emergency call centers can receive and handle emergency text messages. Continue Reading...
You can’t dispute that texting behind the wheel is dangerous, yet people still take the risk regularly – young drivers especially – which is something one smartphone app aims to change. Continue Reading...
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is fighting a spirited battle against texting behind the wheel while California Governor Jerry Brown (pictured above) signs the “Freedom to Communicate” bill, which legalizes texting while driving, at least in part. Continue Reading...
A new transportation bill before congress seeks to reward states that ban texting and driving with money, but is it ethical? Continue Reading...
The decision is in; a woman who was being sued for sending a text message which caused the receiver of the message to get in an accident has been cleared by a New Jersey judge. Continue Reading...
A recent study released by the Department of Transportation (DOT) finds that passengers under 25 are less likely to speak up to a driver who is texting and driving… maybe because they’re too busy texting as well. The study was conducted and released to encourage passengers to speak up against distracted drivers and is spearheaded… Continue Reading...
It’s surprising to learn that with all the information out there about the dangers of distracted driving, according to a recent Virginia Tech study, it is still responsible for 80 percent of all car crashes. And the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that distracted driving is the main factor for about 5,500 automotive fatalities… Continue Reading...
It’s a sign of the times – texting while behind the wheel isn’t cool to do anymore. In fact, it’s pretty stupid, now that we know the dangers associated while trying to do the two acts simultaneously. But for all those drivers who still don’t get it, don’t worry – TxtStopper will stop you from… Continue Reading...