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How can we control texting while driving?

How can we control texting while driving?

Tips to Stay Off the Phone

  1. Turn your cell on “silent”
  2. Completely turn your cell phone off.
  3. Put your cell out of reach (i.e. the trunk or glove box)
  4. Download an app that prevents you from texting while driving.

What is it called when you text and drive?

Distracted driving: Covers a wide range of activities that draw away a driver’s attention from the road. Bills that seek bans on handheld cell phones and text messaging devices typically are classified as distracted driving legislation.

What is Cellcontrol app?

More people are using electronic devices behind the wheel—and it isn’t just teen drivers. Enter Cellcontrol DriveID, an affordable aftermarket solution that pairs a Bluetooth technology device with cell phones to help keep texting and Web surfing impulses in check while driving.

What are the causes of texting while driving?

The most common causes of distracted driving

  • Talking and texting.
  • GPS.
  • Adjusting music or controls.
  • Applying makeup.
  • Talking to passengers.
  • Not looking at the road.
  • Handling children or pets.
  • Zoning out.

How do I stop texting while driving app?

6 Apps That Help Prevent Texting While Driving

  1. AT’s DriveMode.
  3. Sprint’s Drive First.
  4. Sprint’s Safely Go.
  5. Text No More.
  6. Canary.

Is it a crime to text and drive?

The severity of this answer can vary by state but for all intents and purposes texting while driving is regarded almost everywhere as a misdemeanor. Texting while driving is considered any action involving your phone while reading, writing, or sending text messages while you operate a vehicle.

How much does Cellcontrol cost?

Cellcontrol costs $129 for consumers. Commercial fleets pay a monthly fee to use it. The system works both on iPhones and Android phones. It seems like a promising way to make teenagers drive better.

Is there an app that shuts your phone off while driving?

LifeSaver blocks all phone usage, lets parents know that their children arrived safely, and gives drivers iTunes rewards for safe driving. This app is always running, undetected, but locks the phone once the vehicle starts moving. LifeSaver is simple, secure, and will notify you if your child unlocks it.

When did texting really take off?

Text messaging really took off at the start of the millennium once people were able to text friends on different networks. By 2002, more than 250 billion SMS messages were sent worldwide. By 2007, the number of texts sent each month surpassed the number of phone calls.