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

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. Allstate has decided to take a stand against texting and driving which lead to the creation of "X the TXT." X the TXT is a... read more

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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 0


 
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 0


 
CGS Motorsports Explorer

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 0


 
Texting while driving

As Text-Addicted Teens Take To The Roads, Is More Trouble Ahead?

Unless we make some big changes in attitudes regarding cellphone use, there's trouble ahead. Why? Teens who are going to be of driving age this year or in the next few years... read more October 15, 2010 by 1


 
Texting while driving

Distracted Driving: LaHood Asks Automakers To Raise Awareness

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has asked automakers to do more to educate drivers on the hazards of talking or texting while driving. Certainly, LaHood and other... read more October 12, 2010 by 0


 
Vlingo InCar beta

Vlingo InCar Lets Android Users Text, Talk Completely Hands-Free

We all know how dangerous--and illegal--texting while driving can be. We also know that if we don't respond to that message within the next five minutes, the world will end... read more October 7, 2010 by 0


 
Texting while driving

IIHS: Texting Bans Could Be Ineffective

A new study from the Highway Loss Data Institute, an affiliate of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, has concluded laws banning texting while driving do not decrease... read more September 29, 2010 by 2


 
Texting while driving

Research: Could Texting Laws Be Increasing Crashes?

If you know that talking or texting while driving is illegal, are you just as likely to do it, but in a more concealed way that takes your eyes away from the road and... read more September 28, 2010 by 1


 
Texting while driving

Sometimes, Texting And Driving Are A Great Combination

We've written a lot about the dangers of distracted driving, particularly texting and driving. Say what you will about Oprah Winfrey, but she's right when she insists that no... read more September 24, 2010 by 0


 
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe

OMG Texting While Driving Can Kill: Get the Message?

Finally, some major attention is directed to the dangers of distracted driving – specifically, the use of cell phones for texting or calling while driving. It’s... read more September 24, 2010 by 4


 
Facebook and OnStar logos

Typing Is For Chumps: OnStar Lets You Speak Your Facebook Updates, Listen To Mail

It seems like just yesterday we were discussing GM's plans for OnStar, and now, we're getting more information about the popular telematics system's new offerings -- namely... read more September 9, 2010 by 0


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Survey: Teens Admit To Distracted Driving And Know It's Risky

Teens know that talking, texting, and eating while driving are among many dangerous distractions. Despite that, the majority of teens do them, at least occasionally, anyway... read more August 2, 2010 by 6


 

 
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