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Volvo's camera monitoring tech aims to eliminate distracted and intoxicated driving

Volvo also plans to make standard a key that will limit teens' speed

Volvo also plans to make standard a key that will limit teens' speed.

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One in three U.S. teens admit to texting while driving

'The earlier teens start driving, the earlier they start texting while driving'

"The earlier teens start driving, the earlier they start texting while driving."

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Chevrolet launches Call Me Out app to discourage distracted driving

Uses phone's sensors and recorded messages from friends and family

It uses the phone's sensors and recorded messages from friends and family to keep you focused.

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Gen-Z less likely to drive distracted than older generations

The kids are alright: Gen-X, Boomers, Millennials use phones more

Their Gen-X parents, young Boomers and Millennials use their phones more.

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VW turns metal from car wrecks into iPhone cases

A response to a Swedish law aimed at texting and driving

Here's a novel and creative — if slightly eerie — way to get people to think twice about picking up their phones while behind the wheel. Volkswagen is teaming up with brand management company NordDDB in Sweden to make smartphone cases from crumpled metal salvaged from car wrecks caused by texting and driving.

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Terrifying video shows cyclist’s view of head-on collision

Square your turns, folks — and pay attention!

We've all seen examples of drivers who don't square their turns, instead making left turns that are too tight and cut well into the oncoming driving lanes, making you glad there's nobody approaching to make their own left turns.

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Dog in lap is distracted driving: But ban it? That dog won't hunt

It's a stupid thing to do, but there's no law against it in most states.

It's a stupid thing to do, but there's no law against it in most states.

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Cops ticket driver with iPhone, tablet lashed to the wheel

Today in stupid driving.

Today in stupid driving.

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AAA infotainment study ranks distracting tasks you shouldn't do while driving

The kind of input your system uses can make a big difference.

AAA recommends locking out some functions while driving.

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Man gets 2 distracted driving tickets in 8 minutes in Vancouver

He's facing more than $1,200 in total fines. Seriously, put the phone down.

Plus he gets some online shaming.

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Smart glass turns car windows into mobile video displays

And you thought those window-mounted LED signs were annoying.

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Apple sued over patents for locking out FaceTime while driving

The technology was never implemented.

Apple has a patent on technology that would lock down a phone while a user is driving. The lawsuit claims that failure to implement the tech makes Apple culpable in the victim's death.

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The government wants phone makers to create an Airplane Mode for drivers

The goal is to limit certain functions in an effort to combat distracted driving.

This will force you to put your phone down when you're behind the wheel.

Man tries to give girl his phone number while doing 70 mph on the motorway

There are safer and easier ways to pick up girls, man.

A plumber in England was caught on camera earlier this week passing his phone number to a girl on a motorway while driving at 70 mph.

Distracted trucker sentenced to prison for causing pileup

A London truck driver was sentenced to eight months in prison and had his license suspended this week after causing a massive accident on a North London highway while staring at his phone.

Road raging driver survives brake checking a heavy duty truck

A viral video showing a driver brake checking a heavy truck on a freeway in Wisconsin last week has sparked a conversation about road rage and risky driving maneuvers.

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Driver too distracted by phone to notice cop trying to pull her over

They come from the land down under, where Volkswagens roll and cops thunder.

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