Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Distracted Driving

 
Why Not A Designated Texter For Teen Drivers?

Why Not A Designated Texter For Teen Drivers?

Sometimes a good idea comes along that takes some time to gain traction. In a stepped-up effort to discourage distracted driving, a new campaign from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is urging drivers who simply can’t or won’t decouple themselves from texting... read more

September 11, 2012 by  - 0
 
AT&T's No Text on Board - It Can Wait

AT&T Asks Drivers To Pledge Sept. 19 To Never Text And Drive

With more than 100,000 crashes each year linked to texting and driving, getting the message out about the national epidemic of texting while driving is gaining momentum... read more August 20, 2012 by  0


 
Anti-distracted-driving tech from Rutgers University & Stevens Institute of Technology

New App Takes Clever Approach To Curb Distracted Driving

We all know that using a cell phone behind the wheel is a bad idea. Texting is the worst offense, but even gabbing on a hands-free headset isn't perfect. We've seen an array... read more August 15, 2012 by  0


 
Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart - A Reciprocal of Teen Drivers

Teen Winners In Bridgestone’s “Teens Drive Smart” Video Contest

The votes are in and the winners of this year’s Bridgestone “Teens Drive Smart” video contest include teens hailing from Georgia, Illinois and Florida... read more August 11, 2012 by  0


 
text message while driving

Man Texts 'I Need To Quit Texting' Before Driving Off Bridge

If you'd seen it in a movie, it would've been your cue to chuckle (or roll your eyes at the sophomoric script). But when 21-year-old Chance Bothe texted the words, "I need to... read more August 3, 2012 by  3


 
Teen driving

Study: Women More Prone To Road Rage, 30% Text & Drive To Work

A new survey of America's commuters reveals some interesting facts. Chief among them: many folks text and drive, while far more -- especially women -- have a tendency to fly... read more July 20, 2012 by  2


 
Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart - Don't Text and Drive

Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Video Contest: Vote For The Winners

Teens across the country responded to the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart video contest and the top 10 finalists have been selected. Now, it’s up to America to vote for... read more July 17, 2012 by  0


 
The Fiat 500L, featuring an in-car espresso maker from Lavazza

2013 Fiat 500L Brews Controversy With In-Car Espresso Maker

Pundits are percolating over a new feature on the forthcoming Fiat 500L. Here are the details, along with a bit of backstory: 1. Those Jennifer Lopez ads for the Fiat 500 did... read more July 17, 2012 by  2


 
Traffic

Surface Transportation Bill Finally Passes. So, What's In It?

After a long, grueling slog through both houses of Congress, the highly anticipated, two-year surface transportation bill has finally passed. But now that it's been hacked to... read more July 2, 2012 by  0


 
U.S. lawmakers to get tougher on teen drivers

New Transportation Bill Includes State Grants To Curb Distracted Driving

In an unexpected and rare display of bipartisanship, the U.S. Congress has approved and sent to President Barack Obama a compromise transportation bill of approximately $105... read more June 30, 2012 by  0


 
Distracted driving

Fed Might Offer Incentives For States' Crackdown on Distracted Driving

When Congress votes this week on the $109 billion transportation bill that has already passed the Senate, some lawmakers expect to fight to keep $78 million in... read more June 26, 2012 by  1


 
Distracted driving

Are Companies Liable For Employees' Cellphone Distraction, Damages?

Is your employer responsible, at least in part, when you talk or text? If you believe the raft of jury settlements awarding millions in some high-profile lawsuits that reach... read more June 14, 2012 by  1


 
Apple Maps in iOS6

Apple's iOS 6 Could Kill Some Of Our Favorite Apps (UPDATED)

UPDATED: See below If you're an Apple fan, own an iPhone, or just happened to wake up yesterday, you already know that Apple has unveiled the next iteration of its mobile... read more June 12, 2012 by  4


 
U.S. lawmakers to get tougher on teen drivers

Bridgestone Offers $50,000 In College Scholarships: Deadline June 22!

If you're heading off to college this fall or know someone who is, listen up: Bridgestone is running a contest to give away $50,000 in scholarships, and the deadline for... read more June 12, 2012 by  0


 
Distracted driving

California, Delaware To Get $2.4 Million To Fight Distracted Driving

California and Delaware are the next two states to receive federal funding to help curb the “epidemic” of distracted driving in America. Announced in conjunction... read more June 11, 2012 by  3


 
Teen driving

Teen Texter In Massachusetts Guilty Of Vehicular Homicide

A couple of weeks ago, we asked the question, "If you text someone who's driving, can you go to jail if he crashes?" By and large, you all said that the sender of that text... read more June 7, 2012 by  42


 
Advertisement
Advertisement

 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.