Michael Ryan, a 17-year-old New Oxford High School student, lost two of his close friends, Oscar Banda and Chelsea McFalls, and three other classmates a few years ago in a car crash. That crash inspired Michael to help others. Thursday, Michael officially launched Dave, an app created to deter distracted driving that blocks notifications, texts and calls. It is password-protected and allows users to […]
Tag: Cell Phone Blocking
Scott Tibbitss has developed a system that uses a small black box, plugged in under a car’s steering column, to block incoming and outgoing texts and prevent phone calls from reaching the driver.
This short ad from Volkswagen serves as a reminder to not use cell phones while driving, and should encourage you to put a cell phone blocking application on your phone so that the temptation to use the phone and drive doesn’t exist!
SafeHomeAlabama does not endorse any manufacturers of blocking devices. We applaud all of their efforts to provide the means for greater safety through the reduction of distractions from electronic devices. We urge parents and other who are concerned to evaluate all of the following options: txtBlocker Set up “No-Cell Zones” to disable functions Track phone’s […]
The statistics on distracted driving are pretty scary. Just making cellphone calls increases your chances of crashing by four times; sending text messages increases the risk 23 times. If you’re a concerned parent or employer, therefore, you may want to consider fighting technology with technology. There’s a new category of cellphone apps made just for this purpose. […]