• Government calls for phone makers to ‘lock out’ apps in a moving car amid 10% spike in traffic deaths

    Government calls for phone makers to ‘lock out’ apps in a moving car amid 10% spike in traffic deaths

    The government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car.

    The voluntary guidelines are designed to reduce crashes caused by drivers distracted by phones.

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also wants automakers to make infotainment systems easy to pair with smartphones.

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration voluntary guidelines are designed to reduce crashes caused by drivers distracted by phones.

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration voluntary guidelines are designed to reduce […]