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

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 operating system, iOS 6. It's not as if that was a surprise. iOS 6 was one of the worst-kept secrets in Apple's history, with... read more

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Texting while driving

Does Your Job Ban Talking While Driving? It May Soon

We all know that distracted driving is bad. A growing number of companies know it, too, and they're taking steps to ensure that their employees keep cell phones turned off... read more June 4, 2012 by  1


 
Text message

If You Send A Text To A Driver, Can You Go To Jail If He Crashes? (UPDATED)

UPDATED: See below Today, most states have laws that limit the use of cell phones while driving. In 38 states, it's illegal to text and drive, and in 31, there are laws about... read more May 28, 2012 by  10


 
AT&T texting-while-driving simulator, offered by The Peers Foundation

On Tour: AT&T Driving Simulator Helps Teens See Texting Danger

By now, most teens know that texting and handheld cellphone use while driving is dangerous. Yet they continue to do so; a Consumer Reports survey reported just last week that... read more May 17, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Scion iQ  -  Driven, April 2012

2012 Scion iQ Driven, Recalls, 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Patrick Long raced an old Porsche and Nissan is really committed to electric cars. Ford and Ram issued recalls and we found the cheesiest DC... read more May 11, 2012 by  0


 
Texting while driving

Eight In 10 Young Drivers Admit Texting, Driving: Survey

Young drivers believe it's dangerous to talk and to text on smartphones while they're driving, but they're doing it anyway, according to a new study from Consumer Reports... read more May 10, 2012 by  0


 
Texting and driving campaign from Responsible Young Drivers (Belgium)

Want To End Texting & Driving? Belgium Shows How It's Done (Video)

It seems as if every other day, there's another story about distracted driving: who's guilty, who's trying to end it, and new, unexpected dangers. But of all the news... read more May 8, 2012 by  2


 
Turn signal mirror

Is Forgetting To Signal As Dangerous As Texting & Driving?

We've spilled a lot of virtual ink on the topic of distracted driving. It's been a problem for decades, of course -- since the historic moment two people first piled into a... read more May 7, 2012 by  6


 
Distracted driving

True Or False: Hands-Free Calls Are Safer Than Hand-Held?

Today, 10 states and several U.S. territories have banned the use of hand-held mobile phones by drivers. The thinking behind those laws is that folks need to keep their hands... read more April 26, 2012 by  6


 
DOT's Distracted Driving Design Challenge

Students, Get Creative: Design An Icon Against Distracted Driving

If you are a student between the ages of 13 and 18, an avid follower of social networks, and feel you have a flair for design, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)... read more April 17, 2012 by  1


 
YouTube's Nikkie in a distracted driving ad from Volkswagen

Distracted Driving Tip: Don't Put On Make-Up & Drive (Video)

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so organizations around the world have ramped up efforts to remind motorists about the importance of keeping both eyes on the... read more April 17, 2012 by  0


 
Tax day

Tax Day Is Deadly For Drivers: Be Careful Out There

If you're an early filer, you might've forgotten that tomorrow is tax day. That could be a deadly mistake. According to a study published in the Journal of the American... read more April 16, 2012 by  3


 
Ford Driving Skills For Life

Ford’s Driving Skills For Life Trains Teens To Become Safer Drivers

With high school proms and graduation coming up, parents are likely to relax the rules and give their teens more latitude and driving privileges. Yet the fact is that a... read more April 10, 2012 by  0


 
Distracted driving

Idaho, West Virginia Add Tough Driver Anti-Texting Laws

It’s only fitting that during April, National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, two more states, Idaho and West Virginia, have just passed tough bans on texting while... read more April 8, 2012 by  3


 
Texting while driving

Chapel Hill, North Carolina Bans Driver Use Of Mobile Phones

While many states, counties and municipalities have laws on the books regulating the use of cell phones while driving, Chapel Hill, North Carolina has become the first city... read more March 27, 2012 by  1


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Top Teen Driver Distraction? Electronic Devices, Says AAA Study

Parents of newly-licensed teens, take note. In the first study using in-car video footage to focus specifically on teen distracted driving, the AAA Foundation for Traffic... read more March 27, 2012 by  0


 

 
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