12 Blog Posts From the CELL PHONE Tag


What is the best way to stop Distracted Driving?

What is the best way to stop Distracted Driving?

April had been designated Distracted Driving Month and we see numerous law enforcement campaigns to fight against all the distracted drivers out there. Texting, talking on the phone, eating, putting on makeup, fighting with your kids or your spouse, drinking coffee, listening to the radio—so many distractions.  The NMA believes that distracted driving in all […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for April 6, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for April 6, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –OOIDA and NMA ask Court to halt PA Turnpike to Pay Payments to PennDot— –Feds on collision course with California on Vehicle Emission standards— –Speed Cam Ticket hearings halt in Providence, RI due to 12K ticket lawsuit— –Vigilant Solutions attacks NonProfits for filing FOIA requests on ALPR data– Click […]

Walking While Distracted–Nobody Wins: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #481

Walking While Distracted–Nobody Wins: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #481

Have we become a nation of cellphone zombies? Many experts believe that the increase in distracted driving, in particular using a cellphone to text while driving, has been a big factor in the increase of traffic fatalities since 2009. Another factor apparently is distracted walking. Pedestrian deaths account for 16 percent of all traffic fatalities. […]

Technology is the Answer to Stop Distracted Driving

Technology is the Answer to Stop Distracted Driving

Distracted driving kills thousands of people each year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2015 fatalities attributable to distracted driving increased on a percentage basis faster than those caused by drunk driving, speeding, or failing to wear seat belts. Yet, texting and driving is far from unusual.  A staggering 49 percent of […]

Techno-Economic Leveling

Techno-Economic Leveling

Cars, it’s rightly said, are becoming like cell phones — but in a way that’s different than the purely techno-gadget way most people mean when they say this. A techno-economic leveling is under way, the same as has happened with our phones. The $60 smartphone you can pick up at Walmart may not have quite […]