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DEWD, U think DUI is bad, try DWT

A new study suggests that driving while texting makes you six times more likely to crash than driving while paying full attention.

By Dec. 22, 2009


Survey: 26 percent admit to texting while driving

New survey from Vlingo says one in four mobile phone users text behind the wheel, despite bans in several states and concerns over increased auto accidents.

By May. 20, 2009


Car Tech Live Podcast 142: Honda hybrids, Infiniti EVs and punishing driving while texting

Honda talks about bigger hybrids, Cash for Clunkers might have been a huge boondoggle, Infiniti will get an electric car, should DWT be punished harder than DUI? And we take you for a ride in the frustratingly fun Scion xB.

By Oct. 30, 2009


Road test shows texting slows reaction time

A test conducted by Car & Driver magazine included reading texts, writing texts, and then drunk driving to see the effects on two actual men behind the wheel. The results aren't pretty.

By Jun. 25, 2009


2014's battle for dashboard supremacy: Apple's CarPlay vs. Google's OAA vs. MirrorLink

Cars have been getting smarter and smartphone connectivity is better than ever, but 2014 should be a quantum leap forward for smartphone connectivity. Join us as we look at the main contenders.

By Mar. 4, 2014


Don't text while walking? Girl learns the hard way

A 15-year-old Staten Island girl drops into open manhole while texting. Who's to blame? The girl, the city, or the parents now intent on suing?

By Jul. 13, 2009


Buzz Out Loud Podcast 1152: Hacks on a plane

The FAA has asked Boeing to prove its new connected airplane isn't so connected it can connect hackers. We also discuss why folks think women aren't as good at math when all the women we know are great at math.

By Jan. 26, 2010


BOL 1078: Smokinger gun

Viacom may have found a smoking gun in its billion-dollar case against YouTube, but on the other hand, we speculate YouTube may have a smokinger gun. Also the FTC wants you to disclose all that money you've been paid to blog about cleaning products. Or

By Oct. 6, 2009