Ian Dutka was addicted to texting while behind the wheel of his car.
Now, he’s developed a new device to stop him – and other drivers like him – using their mobile phones…
We hear it over and over: Our phones are a deadly distraction in the car.
It’s easy to dismiss the message because it’s pretty much on repeat.
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But here’s the thing: A phone is a deadly distraction. And even those of us who have made a commitment never to text while driving might still be putting ourselves, our loved ones, and strangers at risk…
Author: Laura Willard of Upworthy.com
The San Francisco Globe – September, 2015
Liz Marks wants you to stop texting while you’re driving.
The 21-year-old Maryland woman’s life changed in 2012 when she was involved in an automobile accident while responding to a text message from her mother. According to the Daily Mail, Marks’ accident left her blind and severely disabled. Marks and her mother have both since become advocates against using the phone while driving…
Author: Johnny Ornelas of the San Francisco Globe
TEXTING and driving? You are the most hated motorist on our roads.An RACQ survey of 355 members has revealed mobile phone use behind the wheel is the number one frustration for drivers…
Author: Jessica Elder of the Gold Coast Bulletin
THE car hurtled around the corner, on the wrong side of the road.
It was headed straight for me and the really big problem was that the driver was looking down and not at the road.
I was carrying precious cargo – my two young sons – and I realised if the oncoming driver didn’t look up soon I must take evasive action.
Author: Alice Gorman of the Gold Coast Bulletin
ALMOST half of Victorian motorists want a blanket ban on using mobile phones while driving, a road safety survey has found.Despite this, about 50 per cent of Australian drivers aged under 35 admitted to regularly texting, making calls or surfing the web while driving without hands free, according to the new Volvo Safety Index…
“Are you still going to make it today?” texted Brooke Richardson to a client while on her way to work.
Moments later, while travelling at 100km/h, the 20-year-old hairdresser hit a tree…
Author: Leesha McKenny of the Sydney Morning Herald