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CellSlip allows drivers to keep phones on while driving, but block incoming communications

Many smartphone-addicted individuals cannot or will not turn their phones off when they are driving, knowing it is not a safe. A new invention, however, might diminish texting while driving, and help prevent distracted driving accidents. The invention is called CellSlip and its simplicity makes…

Young drivers have more accidents due to risky driving behavior

Teen drivers, who do not have a lot of driving experience, exhibit more risky driving behavior than older drivers. Add distracted driving on top of inexperience and you have the recipe for serious car accidents.  Car crashes are the leading cause of death for 16 to 19-year-olds. Smartphones…

Are smartphone makers doing enough to prevent fatal accidents?

With the technology growth in the development of personal devices, an interesting question arises. Are smartphone makers doing enough to prevent fatal accidents? Just recently a lawsuit was launched against Apple after a fatal collision in which one of the drivers was texting while driving.…

Texas marks depressing milestone as anniversary of the last fatality free day arrives

Disturbingly, the last fatality free day Texas saw was November 7, 2000. Since then, 50,578 have died in collisions, which is higher than the death toll during the 9/11 attacks. TxDOT points out that something must be done to stop the carnage. In order to…

New App promotes “Don’t text and drive and save money in the process”

A new app provides a unique approach to the problem of texting and driving. In College Station, Texas the new app, that encourages its users to drive safely while saving money, is making headway. App creators say a driver is 23 times more likely to…