Distracted Driving News
Brazile: 'We Democrats Don't Call Each Other Evil'
The PowerHouse Roundtable debates the week in politics.
Citizens Turn to Social Media to Shame Drivers Who Text
Texting and driving is illegal and dangerous, so concerned passengers record and post the distracted drivers on YouTube and other sites.
Cops May Soon Have New Tool in Fight Against Distracted Drives
The Textalyzer gives police the ability to detect if you were texting during an automobile accident.
'Textalyzer' Technology Takes Aim at Distracted Drivers
The breathalyzer could be getting a companion in the future: the textalyzer, a device that could check to see if a driver's phone was in use in the moments prior to or during a car accident. A bill sponsored by New York State Sen. Terrence Murphy calls for a textalyzer technology to be used in the
All About the Apps That Could Put Kids in Physical Danger
The latest installment of the "GMA" series about tweens and technology highlights apps that experts say could put children at risk, and Callahan Walsh is live to tell parents how they can protect their children.
Tweens and Technology: What Parents Should Know About Apps
Apps keep kids engaged and social but authorities warn that some features of those apps could put teens at risk. The family of Gia Scavo Abgarian -- one of three young women killed last December in a Philadelphia car crash -- believes the filter that allows you to clock your speed on the Snapchat
Automatic Braking Technology Becoming Vehicle Standard
The auto industry is expected to include automatic braking in all cars and trucks in the next 6 to 8 years.
Automatic Brakes on Cars to Be Standard Feature
The added technology could potentially prevent thousands of crashes and save lives.
Google Executive Admits Self-Driving Technology ‘Will Never Be Perfect’
Lawmakers debated the safety and regulatory future of self-driving cars today and vowed that the U.S. would lead the world in automated vehicle technology. Executives at General Motors and Google X testified that safety is a top priority as the technology for self-driving cars advances. Chris
Emotional Driving Increases Crash Risk Tenfold, Study Says
You may not want to get behind the wheel when you’re fuming with anger or crying. Emotional driving -- operating a vehicle while visibly sad, angry or agitated -- increases crash risk nearly tenfold, according to new research from Virginia Tech’s Transportation Institute. In additional to emotional