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February 22, 2011

New Technology To Fight Texting & Talking While Driving

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by the Yeshiva World

There is a new tool available to combat distracted driving and it is different because it puts much of the control in the hands of parents. The wireless company T-Mobile unveiled a new service called Drive Smart Plus that disables a cell phone once the GPS registers that the vehicle it is traveling in is in motion. “It’s like a reaction,” said Lindsey Wagner, a sophomore at Watchung Hills Regional High School in Warren, New Jersey. “Your phone buzzes and you want to see who is talking to you.” Wagner and hundreds of other high school students attended a presentation on distracted driving organized by a group called FocusDriven.org. The main story was told by a victim of distracted driving, Jacy Good.

http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/General+News/83531/New-Technology-To-Fight-Texting-%26-Talking-While-Driving.html

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