By now, youre likely aware of some of the repercussions that come with shooting an innocent text to a friend while being behind the wheel. Well, in an effort to keep these unfortunate accidents from ever occurring, the AT&T Foundrys been hard at work, hoping to come up with solutions to help with this serious matter. Most recently, the Rethink Possible outfit showed off an application thats currently in the works; one that allows parents to track their teenage drivers every move, as well as remotely turn off calls and disable all messaging features — which the carrier says will be a great compliment to its DriveMode app. Its worth noting the unnamed application was being showcased on one of Cupertinos slates, but AT&Ts said its willing to work with “device makers, car makers and developers,” as the ultimate goal is to ultimately “encourage more solutions.” Theres a video past the break for your viewing pleasure, and we think its worth all of its 197 seconds of airtime.
via AT&T developing tech to help parents keep teenagers from texting and driving, hopes to saves lives — Engadget.