Distracted driving

New Tech Blocks Drivers' Cell Phone Calls, Not Passengers'

According to researchers at India’s Anna University of Technology, up to 20-percent of fatal traffic accidents involving trucks or heavy commercial vehicles may be linked back to driver cell phone usage. That’s a global number, not one specific to India, and the threat of fines and... read more

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Facebook mobile app for Android

Fatal Accident A Result Of Driver Updating Facebook Status?

Only a few weeks ago we were speculating on the wealth of distractions the modern motorist has to face. Phone calls, texting... even updating your Facebook status. The latter... read more February 16, 2011 by

T-Mobile's DriveSmart

T-Mobile Joins The Battle Against Distracted Driving With DriveSmart

Over the past few months, we've seen a number of smartphone apps designed to curb distracted driving -- namely, SafeCell, PhoneGuard, and Mashable's mobile app of the year... read more January 21, 2011 by

Texting while driving

The End All Be All Solution To Distracted Driving

Distracted driving kills. That's a fact. In 2009 distracted driving led to the deaths of 5,474 people in America. The technology that has captivated generation Y, iPods, cell... read more September 27, 2010 by

Teen driving

Study: Nighttime Teen Deaths Up, Cellphone Distraction To Blame

Thinking about setting some ground rules on when a new teen driver can or can't take out the car? Ruling out most of the nighttime hours might be a good start. If you're a... read more May 6, 2010 by

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Land Rover reveals new S1 rugged mobile phone

The iPhone or the latest Blackberry or Nokia offerings are often taken as the gold standard of mobile phones for most folks. But sometimes you need a phone that just works... read more June 15, 2009 by


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