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Cellcontrol: A Smarter Solution For Distracted Drivers

Cellcontrol: A Smarter Solution For Distracted Drivers

We've seen a lot of tools meant to curb distracted driving, but they've all had their share of flaws. A new system called Cellcontrol looks better than most -- in part because of its unique, clever design. Like DriveSafe.ly, PhoneGuard, and SafeCell, Cellcontrol relies an app, which works on most... read more

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Distracted driving

Safe Driving Tips For Parents: 5 From AAA That We All Can Use

With every New Year’s Day come the inevitable resolutions that many of us never quite get around to carrying out. As parents and drivers, however, there are five areas... read more January 4, 2012 by 


 
Distracted driving

AAA Says It's Not Too Late For 5 Safe-Driving Resolutions

We may already be three days into 2012, but the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says it's not too late for drivers to make a few New Year's resolutions. Based on research... read more January 3, 2012 by 


 
Ray LaHood and President Barack Obama

Ray LaHood Say Hands-Free Calls Are A-Okay, Throws NTSB Under Bus

Last week, the National Transportation Safety Board announced sweeping recommendations that would prohibit drivers from using mobile phones at all -- even for hands-free... read more December 22, 2011 by  7


 
AT&T no-texting campaign on Facebook Causes

ATT Donates $2 For Every Person Who Pledges Not To Text & Drive

Want to make a charitable gift this holiday season? You could whip out your credit card and support any number of nonprofits online, but if money's a little tight why not let... read more December 21, 2011 by 


 
Texting while driving

NTSB Wants Driver Cell Phones, Texting Banned

With all the recent emphasis on driver distraction and the dangers of hand-held cell phones and texting by drivers behind the wheel, the recommendation Tuesday by the... read more December 15, 2011 by 


 
Car accident

Traffic Fatalities Dip To Lowest Level Since 1949

Auto sales are on the mend. Holiday shopping is booming. And now, there's a bit more good news: U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has just announced that traffic... read more December 8, 2011 by 


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Uphill Battle To Stop Texting While Driving

While 35 states currently ban texting by all drivers while driving, more than four of five young drivers admit to reading a text message while driving. That’s according... read more December 8, 2011 by  1


 
Ford MyKey Message Center-- System Active

Ford MyKey Now To Allow Parents To Block Teen Calls/Texts

This was more or less bound to happen, given all the high-profile awareness campaigns about distracted driving and teens being the riskiest group of drivers engaging in... read more October 27, 2011 by  1


 
Ford MyKey Message Center-- System Active

Ford's MyKey To Feature Inbound Call And Text Blocking

If you’re the parent of a new driver, Ford’s MyKey lets you set up the family car to be more teen-driver friendly. MyKey lets you limit top speed, deactivate the... read more October 27, 2011 by  1


 
Halloween

Halloween Safety Tips For Parents, Kids And Drivers

Children across America are begging their parents for the latest Trick or Treat costume in preparation for the annual Halloween event. While it’s easy to get caught up... read more October 25, 2011 by 


 
Project Ignition

Project Ignition Students Take The Lead During National Teen Driver Safety Week

During National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 16-22, 2011, the students of Project Ignition are organizing powerful awareness and engagement activities across the United... read more October 18, 2011 by 


 
GM CUE interface - 2013 Cadillac XTS

GM's CUE System: A Revolutionary Next Step For Vehicle Interfaces?

GM's upcoming CUE (Cadillac User Experience) system, which will go into the luxury brand's next-generation vehicles, led by the 2013 Cadillac XTS sedan, might just change the... read more October 13, 2011 by 


 
Texting while driving

Driver Reaction Time Doubles With Texting: Study

Most of us probably already recognize that texting while driving is a dangerous behavior. Still, many drivers continue to do so, despite safety warnings about distracted... read more October 6, 2011 by 


 
Teen driving

Study: Texting Doubles Driver Reaction Time

No sane individual would argue that texting while driving is a safe practice, but it may be even more dangerous than previously thought. Reuters reports that a new study by... read more October 6, 2011 by  1


 
Texting while driving

Distracted Driving: AAA Says Drivers Don't Practice What They Preach

Over the summer, AAA conducted its fourth annual Traffic Safety Culture Index, and while the study's findings are alarming, they shouldn't surprise anyone. That's because... read more October 4, 2011 by 


 
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