Parents Underestimate Teen Texting and Driving

Parents Underestimate Teen Texting and Driving
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According to a recent study, only 1 percent of parents believe their teenage drivers are texting and driving even though 26 percent of teens admit to doing so at least once every time they drive. Continue Reading...

Parents Push Teens To Drive Stick to Avoid Distracted Driving

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Just when an earlier study suggested that teenagers today prefer owning smartphones and electronic devices over owning a car, a local study by news channel Sacramento News10 revealed that there is a resurgence of manual transmission automobiles for young drivers. Worried about teen drivers texting and driving, parents have started a trend of purchasing stick… Continue Reading...

OMG PSA Warns Teens About The Dangers Of Texting And Driving

OMG PSA Warns Teens About The Dangers Of Texting And Driving
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This distracted driving PSA isn’t meant to make you LOL, but it will have you saying OMG. The Department of Transportation will be releasing its new public service announcement, titled OMG, in theaters and at gas stations nationwide, in the next month. This PSA is targeted to teens to remind them to put down the… Continue Reading...

Report: 60% of Drivers Still Use Cellphones While Driving

Report: 60% of Drivers Still Use Cellphones While Driving
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We all do things we know we shouldn’t. It’s our little secret, right? It turns out a lot of us do something we know is dangerous – using a mobile phone while driving – but we do it anyway. The numbers are in – according to market research company Harris Interactive, 91 percent of motorists… Continue Reading...

Report: Gadgets Linked To 25 Percent Of Car Accidents

Report: Gadgets Linked To 25 Percent Of Car Accidents
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We’ve said it before and we’re going to say it now: hand-held gadgets and driving just don’t mix. And there’s a new study to back us up on this – according to a report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), texting, talking on a cell phone and other distractions caused by electronic gadgets cause… Continue Reading...

BMW’s Don’t TXT & Drive Campaign Set to Launch This Month

BMW’s Don’t TXT & Drive Campaign Set to Launch This Month
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We’re all aware that texting and driving don’t mix, yet day in and day out, we hear of another accident caused by this distraction. In order to hit the point home about the dangers of this habit, BMW has taken up the cause by launching a national advertising campaign to fight the habit. Expect to… Continue Reading...

Taser App Locks Down Cell When Vehicle’s In Use

Taser App Locks Down Cell When Vehicle’s In Use
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Before you get too excited, the Taser app isn’t what you think it is. But what it will do is protect your family while they are driving. A special app that’s only available for Blackberry and Android platforms (it needs Bluetooth to function properly), the Taser prevents cell-phone related driving distractions, promotes responsible driving behaviors,… Continue Reading...

NHTSA Launches Faces of Distracted Driving Series

NHTSA Launches Faces of Distracted Driving Series
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Sometimes, statistics don’t tell the whole story. That rings especially true when it comes to talking about distracted driving. And even though we all know the dangers associated with distracted driving, it takes the stories of people who have been impacted to really drive the point home. And that’s the why the National Highway Traffic… Continue Reading...

AAA Proves Texting and Driving Don’t Mix on Closed Course [video]

AAA Proves Texting and Driving Don’t Mix on Closed Course [video]
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We all know that distracted driving causes nothing but trouble on the roads but we still multi-task while behind the wheel. As part of a bid to cut down on this behavior,specifically texting and driving  the AAA is taking drivers to school. AAA has made a video and posted it on YouTube to help spread… Continue Reading...

TxtStopper Stops You From Texting While Car is Running

TxtStopper Stops You From Texting While Car is Running
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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...