Device Stops Cell Phone Use While Driving
Teenage drivers – and let’s face it, some adult motorists too – can’t resist the temptation to pick up the phone when it rings, or text that they are running late. Scosche's cellCONTROL saves drivers from themselves.
It consists of a small transmitter and an app that a user downloads. Once the car starts moving, the transmitter sends a Bluetooth signal that detects what the mobile device is doing. Calls, texts, and email are disabled. The phone can make a call only if cellCONTROL detects a hands-free wireless headset.
The transmitter is installed in the car, and the driver has to register the phone with the app online. So you can’t play practical jokes on people by disabling their phones without them knowing. Instead, it protects you from your own bad tendencies. For $129, a little peace of mind and extra safety might well be worth it.
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