Smartphone use while driving has led to an increase in the number of car accidents as well as an increase in auto insurance rates. Smartphones are one of the biggest gifts of technology. While there are many benefits of smartphone technology, there … [Read more...] about Smartphones Responsible for Accidents and Insurance Rate Hikes
Texting and Driving
The dangers of texting while driving are nearly as identical to the public as driving while drunk. So why aren't texters in Missouri subject to similar points, fines, license suspensions, and potential jail time as drunk drivers? Texting while … [Read more...] about Should Texting Drivers be Treated Like Drunk Drivers?
Apart from the many great things smartphones have done for us, it has also changed our behavior in a way that makes us more prone to accidents. Human behavior has changed drastically due to the frequent use of smartphones and the various apps … [Read more...] about How Smartphones Have Changed Driving
In 2013, nearly 963,000 drivers in the age group of 16-19 years were involved in car accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motor vehicle accidents remain the leading cause of death among teenagers. Teens … [Read more...] about Four Mistakes that Teen Drivers Make
Because of the high number of accidents caused by smartphone-related distracted driving, a number of apps have been introduced to help drivers keep their eyes on the road and to promote safe driving. Smartphones have also proved to have a … [Read more...] about Apps that Reduce Distracted Driving
The majority of drivers recognize the risk of driving while talking on a cell phone, surfing the web, or texting. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of fatalities in the United States. Each year, thousands of people are injured and many … [Read more...] about Are Smartwatches More Distracting Than Smartphones?