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With the frightening statistics on death and injuries from cell phone distraction while operating an vehicle, mobile app companies are developing apps to help reduce the numbers , From driver’s ed course delivery to a safe driving rewards app, the mobile app industry is stepping up to the plate to save lives.

Key Takeaways:

  • The growth of online drivers ed programs is representative of the role technology plays in our everyday lives.
  • Mobile phones have become increasingly prevalent in our day to day activities, and over 80 percent of drivers now own smartphones.
  • While mobile devices pose serious problems while on the road, it is hopefully only a matter of time before they have a positive, lasting impact on the way we drive.

“Unfortunately, no matter how many advertisements are shown on tv or lessons are taught in driving classes, it seems more and more individuals are making the dangerous choice to use their phone while driving.”

https://www.drive-safely.net/mobile-apps-seek-change-way-drive/

Mobile Apps Seek To Change The Way We Drive

With the frightening statistics on death and injuries from cell phone distraction while operating an vehicle, mobile app companies are developing apps to help reduce the numbers , From driver’s ed course delivery to a safe driving rewards app, the mobile app industry is stepping up to the plate to save lives. Key Takeaways: The … Read More

How To Save Money on Your Car Insurance with an Online Driving Class

If you are a driver over the age of 55 it may be possible to save some money on your car insurance. This is dependent on the stated that you live in. Currently there are 34 states that require insurance companies give their customer a discount when you take a driving course. Even if your … Read More

Raptor Maps founders offer ag services from outsider perspective – AG Week

At the Precision AG Summit, Raptor Maps founders Nikhil Vadhavkar and Eddie Obropta discussed methods of making precision agriculture less difficult and more economical for producers. The executive team didn’t have food production experience. However, during a graduate school conference they attended at MIT, they recognized an opportunity for the use of drones in agriculture. … Read More

Aspartame in diet soda linked to significant health issues, tumors

Researchers looked at 60,000 women who consumed aspartame-laden diet beverages over the course of 10 years and found that those who consume two or more diet drinks per day are significantly more prone than other women to develop cardiovascular disease and to die from it. Instead, diet soda consumers can chug can after can, and … Read More

These 4 Maps Show The Geopolitical Hotspots Of 2017 – ValueWalk

Many people do not have a full understanding of the intricate relationship between geography and power. The way that governments and economies in a large, vast land like Russia is going to vary greatly from a land like China, which is more ocean locked and thus limited by this in terms of expansion and aggression. … Read More

You and I and the Secretary Bird

A secretary bird had swooped down from the skies, long legs swinging wildly as he came into land. The male turned and walked over to the nearby watering hole. Wallowing inside for some respite from the overpowering midday sun was a male hyena: the two stood side by side, one within and one without, apparently … Read More

Bigly Hands Make False Maps

Today the unpatriotic Cartonerd released a visualization of the number of people who demonstrated around the world in the so-called Women’s March. His visualization is intentionally mapped in a way to maximize the enormous support that gathered in marches around the world and to draw attention from the enormous support the President has from ordinary … Read More

How to make Google Maps order your next Uber – CNET

Google Maps has added car-hailing to its list of transportation method options, which means you can order an Uber without leaving the app. As long as your apps are up-to-date and you’re logged into your Uber account, you should have the new ride-hailing option as soon as you open the Google Maps app. Though both … Read More

4 Ways to Pull a Truck from the Mud

It’s inevitable that you’ll have to drive through mud at some point in time, whether it be heading to the campsite or parking in dirt lot. Do you know what to do if you get stuck in the mud? Fear not, there are many options available to you! You can rock it out, pull it … Read More

Some addicts are so desperate for drugs that they’re now taking medication prescribed to pets

In a new twist in the ongoing opioid epidemic in our country drug seekers are now turning to using their pets as a method of obtaining drugs from Veterinarians. A 23 year old Kentucky woman woman was arrested for repeatedly injuring her dog and taking it to the Vet to receive Tramedol. The Vet became … Read More