It's not that I don't trust my daughter but the temptation to text while driving is just too great
Atlanta, GA (Vocus) June 28, 2010
America’s teenage drivers are dying on its roads at an alarming rate and all signs point to one common denominator – Texting While Driving. Recent statistics provide sobering evidence of this growing epidemic but perhaps none more so than this: motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 16-20 year olds. TxTStopper™, a new accident avoidance technology leads a national effort to save the lives of the highest at-risk driving group – America’s teens.
The problem is so acute that one more state, Georgia, has joined 27 other states, the District of Columbia and Guam enacting legislation banning teenage drivers from any cell phone use while driving. The new Georgia law, which goes into effect July 1, 2010, is the latest in a national effort to create ‘No Phone Zones,’ an initiative recently launched by Media Mogul and Mega Philanthropist Oprah Winfrey.
TxTStopper™ has taken the ‘No Phone Zone’ a step further by introducing a patent-pending, accident avoidance technology that turns any vehicle into a ‘No Phone Zone’. “Personal pledges and national campaigns to stop texting, talking and emailing while driving are laudable; the reality is that we are so ‘dialed’ in to communicating and multi-tasking constantly, unless the phone is left at home, it’s going to be used while driving,” says a TxTStopper™ spokesperson.
Statistically, teenagers and young drivers are the most vulnerable; each year over 6,000 teens ages 16 to 20 die due to fatal injuries caused by car accidents and about 400,000 drivers age 16 to 20 will be seriously injured in car accidents; unfortunately, when it comes to the dangers of texting, talking or emailing while driving, teen drivers also are the toughest to convince. “It's not that I don't trust my daughter but the temptation to text while driving is just too great,” concurs an Atlanta mom. “I wanted something that turned the car into a ‘No Phone Zone’ so no matter what, my daughter CAN’T text, talk or email while she’s driving.” That’s just what TxTStopper™ does!
TxTStopper™ is a seamless, stand-alone, in-vehicle, mobile electronic device that completely prevents texting, talking and emailing functions while the car is in drive mode. It works in any vehicle and with any cell/mobile phone and, once installed, is tamper-proof. It’s affordable – you buy it, install it and forget it. There are no monthly maintenance fees. And, it’s reliable! Tony W., parent of a teenage driver adds his own testimonial, “I tried the phone app but it was just too easy to remove, not to mention the monthly fee. I bought TxTStopper™ and had it installed in my son’s car and have no worries about him texting or talking while he’s driving.” Visit Txtstopper.com and make your car a ‘No Phone Zone’ today!
For more information, visit http://www.txtstopper.com. To schedule an interview, contact
Vivianne Townes at 404.890.5525 x 5502.
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