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Five Apps to Eliminate Cell Phone Distractions While Driving

Drivers on the road now have more distractions than ever. With the added distractions, being in a car is becoming more and more unsafe. A great way to help combat distracted driving is by using one of these safe driving apps:

1. DriveMode

Once your car hits 15mph, this state-of-the-art app silences all alerts from your phone and can send auto-replies. In addition, parents can sign up to receive alerts when the app becomes enabled and disabled by their children. This app is free and available on both Android and iOS.

2. EverDrive

Do you love competition? This app may be for you! You can compete with your friends to see who the safest driver can be! The app rates you on acceleration, braking, turning, speed, and cell phone use. Available for free on Android and iOS.

3. LifeSaver

This fancy app is available for free on Android and iOS! It runs silently in the background until you start driving. This app can be used to track distracted driving. It has a unique portal that includes a rewards system for drivers!

4. TrueMotion Family

This fantastic and free app is available on both Android and iOS. Each car trip is graded on a 100-point scale, allowing you to measure driving improvement over time and see where your weaknesses are. One of the factors considered on the app is distracted driving. You can see if the driver has engaged in certain behaviors, such as texting, driving, or even changing the song.

5. TextDrive

This free app is only available on Android. It is simply an autoresponder. The app will send an automatic text back when someone calls or texts you while you are behind the wheel. You can set up a custom message or reply using a voice command.