The tech giant has been granted a patent for “Detecting Controllers in Vehicles Using Wearable Devices.” Continue Reading...
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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...
30 percent of drivers in their 20s say they were using their phone before a fatal crash. Continue Reading...
Distracted teen driving may be worse than originally thought. Continue Reading...
Police of the future could be able to detect distracted driving with the same effort as spotting speeders by using radar guns. Continue Reading...
Automobile crashes kill more teenagers than anything else according to a new study. Continue Reading...
What type of drivers aggravates you the most while on the road? 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...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the state will designate “texting zones” along New York’s highways in hopes to curb distracted driving. 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...
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...
Fair warning, if you live in Ohio and text behind the wheel, you could face fines or worse: a suspended driver’s license. Continue Reading...
Despite acknowledging that it’s a dangerous habit, a significant proportion of teens admit to texting and driving. A new survey by Consumer Reports shows that almost a third of the teens surveyed admitted having the practice themselves. Continue Reading...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...