January 15, 2014

Samsung’s plan to keep you from crashing your car: Make it a game

exesotheorad.jpg Texting while driving is becoming a big barrier to road safety. In the US, text messaging while behind the wheel makes a crash up to 23 times more likely, and yet over 77% of young American adults believe they’re capable of doing so “safely.”

Samsung, however, has a mobile phone app attempting to fix the problem.

The mobile phone giant just launched an Android app called Eyes on the Road, a game that prevents users from using their phones in potentially harmful ways (for instance, texting) while driving.

[via Quartz]

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