Technology for Distracted Driving

Can Technology Address Distracted Driving?

Can technology help with Distracted Driving?

 

Teens texting while driving increases a teenager’s chance of having an accident 23 times. With averaging over 3,000 deaths each year, teens texting while driving surpasses teen deaths caused by drunk driving which averages 2,700 deaths each year. There is a distracted driving accident every 33 seconds.

Just saying, “no texting and driving” to your child before he or she heads out on the road is not good enough. Drive Alert has launched two technologies that will make this stick by preventing your child’s phone from texting, calling, browsing or doing anything else on their cell phone when they are in a moving vehicle. There is a Drive Alert app that you can download on your phone and/or there is a Drive Alert device that you can plug into your vehicle.

Drive Alert App:
• Launches after vehicle hits 7mph
• Automatically sends incoming calls to voice mail
• Holds all texts until vehicle stops
• Sends real time alerts to parents when the app is over ridden
• Allows 911 and 4 or 5 designated emergency calls
• Allows driver to be located at the push of a button

Drive Alert Device:
• Launches as soon as vehicle turns on
• Device plugs in to USB Port below the steering wheel
• Automatically sends incoming calls to voice mail
• Holds all texts until vehicle stops
• Sends real time alerts to parents when the device is tampered with
• Allows 911 and 4 or 5 designated emergency calls
• Allows driver to be located at the push of a button

By installing this password-protected app and/or device, you will make your children safer drivers. Drive Alert gives parents the assurance that their children are not texting, calling, or otherwise distracted by their phones while in a moving vehicle. The app is available for Android phones at GooglePlay and at the iTunes Store for iPhones.

The Phoenix Accident Attorneys want to make sure your child does not become a victim of distracted driving.

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