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Apple's CarPlay Could be Great, But Delays are Ominous

With a 2014 release date and a roster of automakers lined up, Apple had the momentum, but delays are a problem. Interested? Tell us why--or why not--right here.

NHTSA Goes After the Phones in Drivers' Pockets

Should the Feds govern mobile apps in your car? Right now, it's one big, huge gray area. Some states fine you for navigating with your phone. Do you agree?

Distracted Driving: The Hands-Free Myth Persists

New studies are confirming that hands-free devices are not the solution to distracted driving. Tom and Ray have been saying this for years. 

Brace Yourself: Teen Driving Habits Get Worse over Time

A new study finds brand-new drivers are great at paying attention to the road...for the first few months, anyway.

Driver Distraction - on a Larger and Sadder Scale

Distracted driving is even more dangerous when mass transit is involved.

A Letter From My Student

Professor Paul Atchley's visit to the Distracted Driving Summit inspired a passionate call in his classroom to end this dangerous behavior.

It's Not Just Your Car, It's Your Freedom

Many would say that in the American psyche, cars equal freedom. Could this be what's behind the resistance to distracted driving legislation in the USA?

Driving and Facebooking

Facebook posts from behind the wheel of this teenager's moving vehicle make for tragic consequences.

Christmastime for the Telecommunications Industry

Yes, Virginia, there really is a Santa Clause. Just ask the telecoms of the world who are rejoicing in the surprise overruling of the NTSB's recommendation to ban the use of cell phones in cars by Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

Calling in Cars: What Are the Benefits?

New laws and regulations often result in any number of unintended consequences. If bans on cell phone use while driving were to be instituted, are there any real "benefits" that we stand to lose?


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