4 Ways to Stop Texting While Driving Before It Starts

Our society is built upon the latest and greatest forms of technology. We want to receive and send information quickly. You send a letter in the mail or an actual invite and you may receive mockery from your friends.

Monitoring Devices Allow Parents to Keep Eye on Teen Driving

One of the terrifying aspects of parenthood, perhaps only second to becoming one, is the moment your child gets behind the wheel on their own. According to the National Safety Council, half of all teen drivers will be involved in a crash before they graduate from high school.

Combat Distracted Driving with Fleet Tracking

Did you know one of the scariest places you could ever be at any given moment is in your vehicle driving? The windows down and your favorite song blasting on the sound system. Nothing but you and the open road.

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Mobile devices can be useful tools but using them while driving can lead to disaster. While most users think they can drive and operate a mobile phone at the same time, statistics show the opposite to be true.

Monitoring Devices Allow Parents to Keep An Eye on Teen Driving

Allowing your teen to get behind the wheel without you in the car is a scary time for any parent or guardian. It’s vital to discuss safety and rules for the road with your young driver before handing them the keys. Preparation is key for any driver, and we’re here to give you a few […]

Texting and Driving- Protect Your Company

If you are a business owner with employees who drive while representing your company, you need to protect yourself from liability and protect your employees from being injured or worse by distracted driving behaviors. RoadReady Family can help you.

Texting and Driving Accident Statistics

Many of us have been tempted to use our mobile phones for texting while we drive, and statistics show a percentage of drivers do so regularly. Before you continue picking up your phone while you drive, consider the following statistics

Surge in Traffic Fatalities Due to Distracted Driving

Sadly, many of us are guilty of checking our phones when we’re behind the wheel. Whether we’re texting a friend our ETA, watching a Youtube video, or scrolling through Instagram, our habits are dangerous and can lead to traffic fatalities.

Jake’s Law

In December 2011 Jake Owen was riding in a car with his father and sister, playing a video game in the back seat, when their car was rear-ended by a distracted driver on a cell phone. The distracted driver was going 62 mph when he hit Jake’s car. Jake was killed, while his father and […]

The Most Dangerous App on Your Phone

A recent insurance study of over 1,600 high school students found the majority admitted to using their phones while driving. Perhaps this isn’t surprising, but it continues to raise alarms over how pervasive phone usage has become in our lives and the increasing perception that it’s okay to use a phone in different ways while behind the wheel of a vehicle.

Driving Rules for Your New Teen Driver

“Adults need to remember that they have the keys. They have the power to set the limits,” says Angela Eichelberger, research scientist at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). To keep new teen drivers safe out on the road, we’ve got a few important driving rules every parent should remember.

Your Brain on Apps

Many drivers are aware of the risks of distracted driving and the possible consequences but continue to allow distractions into their daily driving experience. In many cases, drivers believe they can safely drive and do other tasks because they have never yet had an accident while being distracted by their phones or apps. The problem is, that is an erroneous assumption because past history cannot be used as a predictor of a future accident

Distracted Driving is an Epidemic

As our cars become safer due to all the technology used to protect us, there may be the perception that we as drivers are also becoming safer. Recent studies show that nothing could be further from the truth.

Auto insurer Everquote compiled data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and determined that traffic fatalities rose over 7 percent for the greatest increase in 50 years. Over 35,000 fatalities occurred in 2015, with an estimated 10 percent occurring from distracted driving.

8 Surprising Causes of Distracted Driving

We spend so much time in our cars, it’s tempting to do other things which should probably be done outside of the car. Although there has been plenty of media attention about the use of mobile phones in cars, there are a lot of other behaviors which can lead to distracted driving. Let’s review some of them:

Are Teen Drivers Really More at Risk?

Parents will always be concerned about their children, and perhaps even more so when that child is a teenager behind the wheel of a car. People see regular reports in the news of teens involved in traffic accidents involving injuries and deaths, and perhaps immediately assume that all teens are more risky drivers, or at least more at risk for an accident. Let’s review if the facts support that assumption.

Distracted Driving: What Can Be Done to Stop it?

No parent should ever receive the call late at night. Their son or daughter has been killed in a car accident because they were driving while distracted by a mobile phone. Distracted Driving is increasing as a direct cause of motor vehicle deaths. But, it doesn’t have to be that way.

Crackdown on Distracted Driving

Many states have or are enacting laws against distracted driving practices. Using mobile phones for calls or texts takes a driver’s attention away from the road, and increasingly is contributing to accidents, injuries, and deaths in automobiles. Voluntary efforts to get drivers to stop using mobile phones have not been successful, so many states have taken more direct action to ban the activity while driving.

Is Texting While Driving the New DWI?

While we’re all fully aware of the dangers of texting and driving, there are still astonishing numbers of people continuing to do it on a day to day basis.

Stop Teens from Texting and Driving

Your teenager has hit the milestone of being able to drive solo on the road. It is imperative that they do not text and drive!

Safety Tips to Avoid Texting While Driving

Distracted driving: it’s an unfortunate problem that’s becoming a growing trend. The biggest culprit behind this deadly plague? That’s right – texting.

Eliminate Device Use While Driving

A parent’s job is never done. We help them grow into confident, capable, well-rounded adults but as much as we want to micro-manage and protect them; the reality is at some point they grow up and our control dwindles.

How to Prepare Teens for Driving

As a parent, you’re always concerned about your teenager. From helping with homework to chaperoning prom, you do what you can to stay involved in your teen’s life.

She Survived Her First Driving-While-Texting Accident

Distracted driving is just not worth the consequences. In 2013, U.S. motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers killed 3,154 people and injured 424,000 more.

Texting and Driving Distracted

Driving while distracted by texting or talking on cell phones puts lives in danger and can have serious consequences, but people still do it.

Life Was Forever Changed After Texting and Driving

Teens Life Changed | Prevent Texting While Driving Distracted driving is the cause of 80% of all vehicle accidents today. Not only that, but vehicle crashes make up one third of all deaths for people ages 15 to 20 and texting and driving makes teenagers 23 times more likely to crash.

How RoadReady Family Works

Drive Alert | How to Prevent Teens Texting While Driving RoadReady Family is an app for your mobile phone that prevents distracted driving by disabling texting, calling, emailing, or surfing the Internet while driving. It can be used by companies to monitor employee driving and performance, or by parents wishing to monitor their teenagers while […]

Boca Raton Family Sends Message to Distracted Teen Drivers

Distracted Teen Drivers | Prevent Texting While Driving A family in Boca Raton lost a loved one on February 20 due to distracted driving. The teen that was killed was wearing her seatbelt but was on her mobile phone and lost control of the vehicle. The family is now encouraging all teen drivers to put […]

Welcome to Distracted Driving App Site!

Welcome to RoadReady Family | Prevent Teens Texting While Driving Welcome to RoadReady Family! RoadReady Family is a phone app that prohibits dangerous uses of a mobile phone while driving, such as texting, talking, emailing, and surfing the Internet. It is ideal for company use to monitor employees, or for parental use to monitor young […]

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DriveAlertNow was developed by Text Free Enterprises and affiliates. Their proprietary mobile messaging platform offers a suite of solutions for the consumer and enterprise markets. The company's most significant consumer technology is designed to give parents peace of mind when it comes to the most serious danger a child may encounter: Distracted Driving. Because the device utilizes Bluetooth it is always on while the car is in motion to provide superior protection by blocking incoming and outgoing calls and texts.

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