W82TEXT SPECIAL: Personal driving coach on your phone

Posted on: 9:00 am, September 24, 2012, by , updated on: 11:46am, September 24, 2012

RICHMOND, VA (WTVR) - Distraction-free driving starts with you…by keeping focus aimed on the road, the likelihood of a crash declines sharply. Cellphone use while driving is to blame for nearly 20% of distraction-related fatalities in the United States.

CBS 6’s “W82TEXT’” explores what’s being done in Central Virginia to change habits and make roadways safer for everyone. [CLICK HERE to take the W82TEXT Pledge]

Personal driving coach on your phone

Smart phone technology uses app turning the smart phone into a personal driving coach rewarding teen drivers for smart driving behavior.