Distracted Driving & Prom Night Driving Tips – Monday, April 20, 2015
Texting and driving is banned in 45 states including all three on Delmarva. Liz Marks was in a car accident due to texting and driving that almost took her life.
The Text Guardian app was invented by Michael Watson. The app makes it so that when the car is going a certain speed, most cell phone functions basically shut down. The phone still allows phone calls to 911 and three other set numbers. If the child deletes the app, an automatic text message is sent to their mom and dad. Right now, the app is only available on Android and Windows phones.
State Farm Insurance Agent, Gamee Elliott gives us prom night preparation tips:
- Be sure a teen’s phone is charged
- Eliminate distractions (cell phones & music)
- Restrict number of passengers
- Hire a chauffeur