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Memorial Day Driving: Don't Text (Do We Need To Remind You?)

Memorial Day Driving: Don't Text (Do We Need To Remind You?)

Before you head out this holiday weekend for Memorial Day activities, check out the new video from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) “Faces of Distracted Driving” series. The video features Jacy Good, a young woman who survived a crash caused by a... read more

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Texting While Driving: California Cracks Down On OMG, 2L8?

California drivers with cell phones and texting devices in hand, beware. The Golden State has designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and has pledged... read more April 6, 2011 by 


 
Texting while driving

Fleet Solutions Targeting Distracted Driving On Company Time

With cellphone-related driving distraction rampant and many drivers officially on company time when they do it—and in some cases using a company phone and driving a... read more March 7, 2011 by  1


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Facebook, Cars, And Stupid Drivers: A Recipe For Death

We have discussed at length many times the dangers of using your phone while driving. Sadly, some continue to do so with tragic results. The latest tragedy comes out of... read more February 15, 2011 by 


 
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Today at High Gear Media: Veloster, BMW i8, and The Last Text

As 2010 dribbles into the history books, we lay up with a list of our most popular reviews. [TheCarConnection] We're also cataloging our most popular news stories from the... read more December 29, 2010 by  1


 
Screencap from AT&T's 'The Last Text' documentary

Video: AT&T Debuts 'The Last Text' Documentary To Fight Distracted Driving

By now, everyone should know that texting and driving is a serious problem. Last year alone, nearly 5,500 people died in car accidents caused by distracted drivers, and the... read more December 28, 2010 by  2


 
Allstate's X the TXT

Allstate's X The TXT Campaign Reaches 100,000 Fans

Texting and driving is one of the more dangerous things you can do. It puts both you, and everyone inside the vehicle, at risk. Not to mention everyone else on the road... read more December 21, 2010 by  1


 
Screencap from DriveSafe.ly

DriveSafe.ly Is A Top Five App, But Could Sharia Law Kill It?

One of the web's biggest tech and social media blogs has just announced its five finalists for Best Mobile App of the Year, and we're happy to report that one of the five is... read more December 6, 2010 by 


 
Texting while driving

Is The Federal Government Planning To Disable Our Cell Phones?

"Is the Government About to Block Cell Phone Signals in Cars?" That's the molotov cocktail of a headline that Time magazine ran yesterday when it announced that U.S... read more December 2, 2010 by  2


 
PhoneGuard app

Video: PhoneGuard App Is Expensive, Intrusive, And Possibly, A Very Hot Commodity

A couple of weeks ago, SocialCarNews told you about a new app called SafeCell. Using the accelerometer features available on most smartphones, SafeCell automatically disables... read more November 18, 2010 by  2


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

'Faces' Campaign Profiles Distracted-Driving Accident Victims

With all the warnings and statistics concerning texting and talking while driving, it's quite possible to get a little glazed over, a little too detached from the situation... read more November 16, 2010 by 


 
VVT mobile enforcement and traffic surveillance trailer

Texters Beware: Camera Enforcement Could Get A Lot Smarter

How would you feel if a ticket for talking on your cellphone—including an incriminating photo—arrived in the mail? With a new system developed in Europe, it could... read more November 3, 2010 by  3


 
SafeCell

Today In Apps: SafeCell Promises Prizes To Help Combat Distracted Driving

By now, everyone should be pretty clear on the dangers of distracted driving -- specifically, the danger of using a mobile phone behind the wheel. Transportation Secretary... read more November 1, 2010 by  2


 
Teen driving

It's Teen Driver Safety Week: Park The Phone And Drive

If you have new drivers or soon-to-be drivers in the house, they're likely the cause of much worry. Inexperience aside, considering the thousands of text messages teens send... read more October 20, 2010 by  1


 
2011 BMW X3

Today in Car News: X3, Alt Fuel Day, and Drinking Songs

We've told you how texting and driving will explode in the coming years. By how much? CNN says the average teen texts more than 3000 times a month. Shudder. [CNN] The economy... read more October 15, 2010 by 


 
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Today at High Gear Media

Teenagers text more than any other social group. So what happens when they take to the road en masse? Brace yourselves. [TheCarConnection] As much as we hate to admit it... read more October 15, 2010 by 


 
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