Pennsylvania mom shares Cellcontrol story with ABC

Denise Melhorn decided there had to be a better way than entrusting her daughter with the will power to not use her cell phone while driving. After performing some research she uncovered Cellcontrol, a clever technology solution to the distracted driving epidemic. Watch Denise’s daughter talk to ABC about what it’s like to drive now [...]

Cellcontrol™ Expands Usage Based Insurance Potential By Adding Distracted Driving Protection

Insurance carriers that integrate Cellcontrol’s patent protected technology into their UBI platforms can expect greater consumer interest, faster program adoption, and consistently lower loss ratios. CHICAGO, IL. March 15 — Cellcontrol™, the industry’s leading developer of distracted driving solutions, announced today at the Insurance Telematics USA 2012 conference that it has successfully proven its ability [...]

Morgan County Citizen – New Technology Aids Caleb’s Law

By: Michael Prochaska Staff Writer Three years after the State of Georgia declared a ban on texting while driving, new technology aids in enforcing the law. A new device called Cellcontrol effectively restricts texting and other hands-on applications while driving. It works like this: After an app is downloaded to the user’s smart phone, the [...]

Device aims to keep teen drivers from texting behind the wheel –

Summary of an article written by Rachel McGrath Ventura  County Star Posted June 8, 2012  at 5:25 p.m Cellcontrol, a Louisiana company, has designed a technology to stop distracted driving.  While having success with commercial fleets, Cellcontrol has partnered with Scosche, an Oxnard, California company, to move into the consumer market.  Scosche’s Safe Driving System powered by Cellcontrol, is [...]

Massachusetts Teen Convicted of Homicide in Texting-While-Driving Case – CNN Justice

By the CNN Wire Staff updated 7:11 AM EDT, Thu June 7, 2012   (CNN) — A Massachusetts teen was convicted Wednesday of homicide as a result of texting while driving and will serve one year in prison. In a landmark case for the state, Aaron Deveau, 18, was found guilty on charges of vehicular [...]

Device Keeps People From Texting and Driving – WSB-TV Atlanta

ATLANTA — Mandi Sorohan arrived at a rest stop in Morgan County in a van carrying a bump sticker which serves as a remembrance and a warning for anyone driving near her. The sticker demands drivers not to text behind the wheel. It carries the name of her 18- year-old son, Caleb, who crashed and [...]

Some New Gadgets On The Market

By Deborah Porterfield – USA TODAY This weekly roundup takes a look at the practical and sometimes quirky aspects of tech products. Device blocks texting in the car Worried about your teen driver texting while driving? With cellControl, you can go beyond the usual safety lectures. The Bluetooth device, which can be plugged into a [...]

“My Kid Would Never Do That: Driving” – Dateline NBC

Think YOUR kids would never use their cellphone while driving?  So did these parents! Their teens drove, distracted, even KNOWING that they had DriveCam watching them! Take a few minutes to watch Dateline NBC’s powerful story – “My Kid Would Never Do That: Driving”!!!!    

Tech To Prevent Driver Distraction – Connected World Magazine

Tech to Prevent Driver Distraction 4/12/2012   By now, you’re aware that it’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and that distracted driving is indeed a problem. But in addition to spreading the word about the dangers of irresponsibly using devices while behind the wheel, what can really be done to make a difference? Bans? Not [...]