AI-Powered Secret Cameras Catch Drivers Using Mobile Phones

Using your mobile phone for anything while driving could lead to a potential accident. Hence, you should not be distracted while driving on the road.No matter how many social awareness campaigns follow, there will be some who ignore the advice and keep using their cellphones while driving.In fact, The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been explaining the dangers of using a mobile phone when driving.And, we should […]


Long Island Authorities Intend To Discourage Texting And Driving Further

One might think that texting and driving is of no consequence at all, as there is always the good old “standby” of peripheral vision to see us through. However, it goes without saying that this is an extremely dangerous habit, and also one that can be rather difficult to break. In fact, authorities over in Long Island are hoping to have additional enhanced measures that will discourage people from texting […]


School Bus Driver Caught Texting While Driving

Texting while driving has been one activity a good majority of people realize is a terrible idea, and yet there are a number of us who can’t help but to take our eyes off the road for a few seconds to read and maybe respond to a text. But one thing we think we can all agree on is if you’re a school bus driver you should refrain from such […]


National Transportation Safety Board wants to ban usage of cell phones in cars

Car accidents happen on a daily basis and while it’s not always the case, more often than not, one of the drivers is using a mobile device behind the wheel. Well, it looks like the folks over at the National Transportation Safety Board wants to put an end to all that. It’s been reported that the NTSB wants to ban all driver use of cell phones and other portable electronic […]


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TeleNav Auto 2.0 introduces a new level of in-vehicle connectivity

TeleNav has just announced a new version of its automotive navigation platform – TeleNav Auto 2.0, which provides a whole new level of in-vehicle connectivity and tight integration to the phone, cloud and car. TeleNav Auto 2.0 is aimed at providing a connected driving experience by making it easy to send information from phones directly to their cars as well making that information easily available and hands-free, to users who […]


Ford Lane Keeping System detects drowsy drivers

If you’ve ever gotten sleepy behind the wheel, you would know how dangerous it can be. Well, the folks over at Ford have come up with a solution (even though the best solution is to just don’t drive when you’re sleepy) that aims to prevent sleepy drivers from getting into accidents. Called the Lane Keeping System, it continually monitors the vehicle’s lane position and will notify a driver if it […]


BlackBerry service interruption made roads safer

While businesses and people had problems communicating and doing work over the past week due to the BlackBerry outage, at least there was something good to come out of it. According to reports from Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the three-day disruption in BlackBerry services helped to save lives – by making the roads safer.


Takata Corporation and TruTouch Technologies to keep drunks off the roads

Drunk drivers are one of the main causes of car accidents, and the world would definitely benefit without them around. However, right now there’s nothing to stop these irresponsible folk from getting into a car after having one too many drinks at a party. Road blocks and fines may be effective deterrents, but the police can’t possibly set up check points on every single street, every night in hopes of […]


MicroVision and mystery automaker to use advanced windshield display technology

You know how distracting GPS units can be to use and drive at the same time? Companies have been trying hard to work at a solution to the problem, but no matter how good and intuitive you make a GPS, it’s still going to be a distraction that the driver will have to take his focus off the road in order to use. Well, the folks over at MicroVision seems […]


Freescale 77GHz radar system makes it safer to drive in difficult conditions

While some of us may live in a place where it’s sunny all the time, most of us aren’t so fortunate and have to endure difficult conditions when driving; heavy rain, fog, and even animals crossing the roads in the middle of the night. While you can be the most cautious person behind the wheel, sometimes it’s just impossible to see what’s in front of your car. Well, the folks […]


Apple asked to remove police-evasion apps from App Store

Bad news for folks who use police-evasion apps on their iPhones. A group of US senators have asked apple to remove apps that help folks evade police and other law enforcement checkpoints that have been set up to catch folks driving under the influence of alcohol. According to them, 10,000s of Americans die in drunk-driving crashes every year, and apps that alert users about DUI checkpoints are harmful to public […]


20% of Americans use the internet on their phones while driving

If driving and talking on the phone or texting wasn’t bad enough, it looks like American drivers have got another danger to worry about – drivers who log on to social networks while driving. According to a survey by US insurance company, State Farm – one in five Americans that own a smartphone admits to using the internet while driving. And one of the most popular reasons these folks log […]


VRS-P1 Racing simulator equipment resembles a coffin

Even if you’re a hardcore racing game fanatic, this might be one gaming accessory you might stay away from. The VRS-P1 Prosumer Racing Simulator is a wooden box built to resemble the cockpit of an F1 car – the lack of space to move about, the scarce leg room and overall claustrophobic experience. It would have been a great idea if it wasn’t for the fact that the VRS-P1 resembles […]


Route 66 Maps + Navigation makes use of Augmented Reality

We all know how hard it is to follow another driver sometimes. Due to bad driving habits or unpredictable traffic, it’s very often that one loses sight of the other car and ends up taking the wrong turn. Well now, thanks to Route 66 Maps + Navigation, we won’t have to anymore. This GPS navigation app was launched at the Mobile World Congress and has an impressive feature that other […]