New device detects texting while driving, but is it legal?

Oct 16, 2017
The Textalyzer, a tablet about the size of an iPad which police can plug into a driver’s phone, can scan a phone’s system logs, and pulls up a list of activity.
A driver uses a phone while behind the wheel of a car in New York City.
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What are tech companies doing to stop distracted driving?

Apr 27, 2016
Distracted driving is a public health crisis. But there are no easy fixes.
The number of Americans that use their phone while driving is up in spite of widespread bans. 
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An app that combats texting while driving accidents

Jul 25, 2014
New tech is hoping to combat texting while driving and texting while walking accidents. Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson explains

California rules cell phone maps OK while driving

Feb 28, 2014
What could possibly go wrong?

2014 is not the year to text while driving

Dec 27, 2013
California, Illinois, and Oregon are just three of the states changing their hands-free, cell phone driving rules next year.

Friends don't let friends Google Glass and drive

Oct 31, 2013
A woman in California got a traffic ticket for wearing her Google Glass while driving.

It takes two to text while driving, according to court

Aug 30, 2013
A surprising ruling on texting while driving.

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