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Distracted Driving: All Lip Service With No Legit Solution

redletterdave (2493036) writes | about 3 months ago

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redletterdave (2493036) writes "April was the national commemorative month for all kinds of things, including poetry, welding and soy foods. But it was also National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Unfortunately, the recognition of this month for distracted driving was a hallow gesture—just like the half-hearted attempts at developing apps that prevent cell phone use while driving. After a week of trying to find an app that prevents me from all cell phone use from behind the wheel entirely, I’ve given up. The Distracted Driving Foundation lists about 25 apps on its website—there are a few more on Apple's App Store—but I couldn’t find a single one that was easy to use. Most were either defunct, required onerous sign-up processes, asked for subscription plans, or simply didn't work as advertised."
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