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Latest Texting while driving Stories

2013-12-18 16:20:37

Esurance DriveSafe(TM) Program Combines Cell Phone-Limiting Functionality, Risky Driving Behavior Notifications SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer insurance company, is rolling out a new teen driver safety program that can prevent teens from texting while driving and give parents valuable feedback about their teen's driving behavior. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111222/SF26836LOGO-b) Every day in 2012, nine people were killed and...

2013-12-14 23:02:29

An ignition interlock system available in Washington State is designed to make practices such as texting while driving difficult and undesirable, according to Richard McKinney, a car accident lawyer in Seattle at the Law Offices of Richard McKinney. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Seattle car accident attorney Richard McKinney of the Law Offices of Richard McKinney said a new high-tech device designed to prevent cell phone use while driving could lead to fewer distracted driving...

2013-12-11 23:21:19

Moodoff day data shows that over 70 percent of people check their smartphones more frequently within the first hour of making an upload, post or comment. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales had shoppers reaching for their smartphones to map out the best deals and post fun-filled photos on their Facebook page. Australia-based global not-for-profit organization, Moodoff Day, is encouraging everyone to avoid excessive browsing, texting and...

2013-11-28 23:22:05

The case of a driver in Southern California ticketed for sporting “Google Glass” wearable computer underscores the potential dangers of mixing mobile technology and driving, says Santa Ana personal injury lawyer Shehzad Ahmad of California Law Associates. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 A recent news report about a driver who was cited for using a Google Glass wearable computer illustrates how advances in mobile technology might be creating more distracted drivers than ever,...

2013-11-26 23:28:07

Driving simulation company, Stisim Drive, recommended a system to help drivers be better in driving. The recommendation it offered as a complement to the new negligence driving bill for safer driving. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 A new driving bill was approved in New Jersey. In response to it, driving simulation company Stisim Drive recommended a driving simulation system that would help people improve their behind-the-wheel skills. According to the report from nj.com, which...

2013-11-26 12:21:40

At least one in four car crashes is the result of cell phone use while driving, but the attorneys at Malman Law are taking a stand to help lower that number--and they're inviting others to join in. CHICAGO, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Chicago personal injury and auto accident law firm is launching its "Pledge to Stop Distracted Driving" campaign. This campaign will raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving, as well as invite others to take an online pledge to...

2013-11-21 23:34:16

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is introducing a new campaign to catch texting drivers in the act, which could lead to fewer accidents and injuries, says Knoxville personal injury attorney G. Turner Howard III of the Law Offices of G. Turner Howard III. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Knoxville distracted driving accident lawyer G. Turner Howard of the Law Offices of G. Turner Howard III today said he hopes a new law enforcement effort in Tennessee to catch distracted drivers will...

2013-11-21 23:27:17

CEO of well-known plastic manufacturing equipment supplier, Rocco Panetta, has recently been recognized by the professional organization, Worldwide Who’s Who for his role in establishing and managing the Texting Awareness Foundation, a nonprofit, public awareness and safety foundation. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 In today’s business world, it’s well understood that successful company owners must wear many hats, play many roles, and devote extensive time and energy to their...

2013-11-19 23:20:27

Driving simulation research showed the danger of texting while driving, said a report. Stisim Drive suggested a driving simulator software to help drivers stop the habit and other distracting on-the-road practices. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 A driving simulation research recently showed the students of Valley High School in Iowa the danger that comes with texting while driving. The event was courtesy of a telecommunications company, said in a report from woi-tv.com. In...

2013-11-15 12:24:12

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "1.6 million accidents related to texting and driving, when most states have regulations against it, just doesn't make sense," says Arnab Raychaudhuri, founder of NeXt Co, a D.C.- based tech startup. Convinced there is a better solution to keep people connected while driving, Arnab left his job at the Pentagon to start working on HeadsUP!, a transparent windshield display that integrates with your smartphone. Texts, calls, and...