Articles about Texting While Driving

Don't get into an accident
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.It'd be an understatement to say that the Anti-Distracted Driving law has caused an uproar among motorists. First there was the confusion
According to Anti-Distracted Driving Act's rules
After Republic Act 10913 (aka Anti-Distracted Driving Act or ADDA) was suspended two weeks ago, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) didn't get, umm, distracted and went to work to revise the implementing rules and regulations (IRR).During a recent meeting
Some quick updates
Hey, weary motorists. Wondering what happened to Republic Act (RA) 10913, aka the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA)? It made the headlines, and then launched heaps of memes. It was implemented, and then suspended. The last we heard was that a revision
And it's effective immediately
Unless you've been living under a rock, then you will have heard all about the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA) and how much confusion and anger it has caused among motorists. Since it was enforced last week, the Internet has been
Courtesy of social media
Today marks the first day of the Anti-Distracted Driving law's implementation, so either your gadgets are neatly tucked away inside your pockets, or you've busy all day dodging enforcers. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has already released guidelines regarding
We clarify with government officials
Ever since it was announced that the Anti-Distracted Driving law will be enforced starting on May 18, there's been a lot of hubbub about how the law will affect drivers and how it will be enforced. Chief among the discussion
This has been long overdue
In one of its final sessions before the next administration takes over, the Senate passed an act that penalizes "distracted driving." According to a report by the Inquirer, the bill was approved on its third and final reading."While the State recognizes
Meet the Textalyzer
The US Center for Disease Control estimates that around nine people per day are killed in road accidents caused by distracted drivers. An equally alarming figure reveals that some 1,153 people are injured for the same reason. Authorities say that these
Be honest
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Let your smartphone help you stay focused
Imagine this scenario: You\'re late for a meeting. You rush to your car while you send an SMS to everyone at the meeting that you\'re running late. It\'s rush hour, and you pin your hopes on your smart phone\'
Does this make sense?
A study conducted by a Canadian public policy research group has found that a law against distracted driving has failed to improve road safety within the Manitoba region as highway fatalities have reportedly reached an all-time high during the first full
An eye-opener for drivers
Text-messaging has allowed people to constantly keep in touch with anyone at any time of the day. But as much as this has been a boon for society, one ugly side to it is that we are sometimes so engrossed with
Let's hope we get this soon
Ford wants to make the distracting habit of reading text messages on a mobile phone while driving a thing of the past by adding to its Sync in-car connectivity system a text-to-speech feature.The text-to-speech feature works
We love him even more for this
We're not ashamed to admit we like Justin Bieber--not least because he reminds us of what we wanted to be when we were his age. Which is basically something that triggers spontaneous shrieks among girls. We did trigger girly shrieks,
A law that's long overdue
Congress has passed House Bill 4571 or the Anti-Texting while Driving Bill on its third and final reading, taking it one step closer into becoming a law during the 15th Congress.House Bill 4571 criminalizes the use of a cellular phone--
The things motorists do while driving<br />
You need not be a rocket scientist to know that when driving, other activities that take your focus off the road put you, your passengers and the people around you at risk. But many people would dismiss this as myth unless data
Now we wait for the Senate's move<br />
Use of cellular phone while driving may soon be declared a criminal act as the House Bill seeks to illegalize the use of mobile communication devices while operating a vehicle moves a step closer to becoming a law.The Anti-Mobile Communication
Study shows the perils of texting<br />
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