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…

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.…

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…

Passengers are just as distracting as e-devices

Many drivers understand that e-devices in cars are distracting and may also be deadly. However, according to studies done by the National Safety Council (NSC) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) talking to passengers in the vehicle is another major risk factor. Figures…

Alleged drunk driver ran red light, colliding with another vehicle, killing one

This drunk driving crash injured a 6-year-old boy and killed another driver, 22-year-old Javier Maya. It was 1:30 a.m. on a recent Monday morning when 27-year-old Nydia Pena ran a red light at Southwest Military Drive near Norma Street in San Antonio. She collided with…