Partnership Will Offer Members with Teen Drivers One-Year Free Subscription to Cellcontrol Technology in Effort to Curb Distracting Driving
June 12, 2012, 2:43 p.m. EDT
BATON ROUGE, La., Jun 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Cellcontrol, the leading developer of distracted driving solutions, announced today the launch of a first-of-its-kind program with specialist [...]
June 12, 2012, 10:00 a.m. EDT
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange (PURE), the member-owned property/casualty insurer dedicated to serving the needs of responsible owners of high-value homes, today announced a plan to help members (policyholders) avoid losses related to distracted driving. As part [...]
By: Michael Prochaska
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 affectively restricts texting and other hands-on applications while driving.
It works like this: After an app is downloaded to the user’s smart phone, [...]
Summry 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 distraced drivng. While having success with commercial fleets, Cellcontrol has partnered with Scosche, an Oxnard, California company, to move into the consumer market. [...]
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 [...]
Thu, May 17, 2012 – CBS 2 New York
CBS 2′s Asa Aarons with the latest innovations to keep track of your teen driver.
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 [...]
Story by Kim Posey
LONE TREE, Colo. – Max Rubin just got his driver’s license a few weeks ago. He’s enjoying his new freedom and trying to limit his distractions, like his cell phone and text messages.
“It’s really tempting to see what (the message) about or who it’s from, but you can wait five [...]
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”!!!!
Here’s a sobering statistic: At 55 miles per hour, a car travels the length of a football field in a little less than 5 seconds. That’s also the same time it takes to read a text message, according to government statistics.
You know where this is going. That’s like driving blind for nearly 5 seconds [...]