June 3

Checking Cell Phone Leads to Six-Car Car Accident

A Niceville, Florida man caused a six-car accident because he was checking his cell phone Wednesday morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver looked away from the road to look at his cell phone and continued to drive forward causing him to hit the car in front of him. The impact was severe.

December 15

Tool To Prevent Text-Messaging While Driving

“I am driving now. I will call you later when I arrive at the destination safely.” Wouldn’t that be great if this recording automatically turned on when a teenager was driving? Well, it could happen. A new automobile ignition key designed by researchers at the University of Utah called Key2SafeDriving, can prevent teenagers from talking.