Distracted drivers. You see them all the time. They’re on the road with a smartphone in one hand and the steering wheel in the other. It’s dangerous and there are laws against this. But not many people in Pennsylvania are getting in trouble for driving and texting. CBS 3’s I-Team reporter Ben Simmoneau hit the street to find out why.
Use of technology to track the flu and other illnesses is in its infancy, but it is the wave of the future.
While child injuries had been declining since the 1970’s, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted a 12% rise in non-fatal injuries of kids under five since 2007. Could technology be to blame?
A new study out of a northern New Jersey university shows that drivers in the Garden State continue to disregard the speed limit and text while behind the wheel—among other bad habits.
The MyScript Memo app lets you handwrite your notes on your iPhone or iPad, then translates those to digital text for you.
There is a disturbing report about an issue with teenagers that was not even on the radar a decade ago – sexting.
Chris discusses the debate about private equity firms and the impact they will have in the election and a lawsuit that could charge people that send texts to drivers as accessories. He talks to Phillies Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke about their recent struggles and the Editor of Philadelphia Magazine, Tom McGrath, about the latest issue of the magazine and Ed Rendell’s new book.
I think we all know that teens love to text and this is a key form of communication but it can be a deadly choice as well.
There’s a new way to get in touch with Philadelphia police: you can let your fingers do the talking.
SecuraFone uses GPS technology to track a phone’s location and, it can also disable texting in a moving car or send alerts when the car is moving to fast.
If you have not done it already you should talk to your teens about the consequences of distracted driving.
We’re doing less talking and more texting on our cell phones. But there are signs that’s changing, too.
The Dragon Dictation app for iPhones or iPads lets you speak text or email messages into your smartphone mic and then turns it into words.
A funeral is set for a western Pennsylvania teen who police say crashed into a tree while text-messaging hours after the state Senate approved a ban on the practice.
In the study, overweight students were split into three groups: a control group, one that received weight loss information on Facebook, and a third that received the Facebook posts plus encouraging daily text messages.