Smartphones, Driving, and the Auto Industry

April 26, 2017

One way is to integrate the text message into the car stereo system. This method involves using voice responses or automatic replies notifying the person that you are driving and its unsafe to reply. Another system that is slowly being added as a standard is automatic braking. Automatic braking will provide for a dramatic decrease in accidents due to driving and texting.

Regardless of the devices integrated in vehicles, drivers must never text and drive. No text is so important that requires you to risk your life answering. The Virginia Driver Improvement Academy Defensive Driver Course provides a personal layer of protection by providing drivers with the knowledge necessary to drive defensively and navigate safely on the road