AOL Small Business journalist Geoff Williams recently wrote a great article about various technologies which are available to prevent texting and driving. These applications essentially prevent a driver from using his or her cell phone while operating a motor vehicle. For example, one application uses GPS and the rate of location change to determine that the cell phone users is traveling in a car. What isn’t clear is how the application can tell whether the person is driving or just a passenger.
So why would someone want to restrict cell phone use? Employers are worried about accidents, injuries and lawsuits while employees are on the job. Similarly, parents are worried about protecting their children and others from injury. To read the article, go to texting and driving technology.