Category Archives: car-technology

June .28 .2017

What is Distracted Driving?

According to ICBC, distracted driving was involved in of one in four deaths on BC roads – 78 people die each year because someone wasn’t paying attention to the road. But what is distracted driving?
June .9 .2017

What is the Textalyzer?

If you’re drinking and driving and get pulled over, the police will likely ask you to provide a Breathalyzer sample to determine the level of alcohol in your blood. But what if you’re texting while...
April .25 .2017

Talk To Your Kids about Distracted Driving

Snapchat, HipChat, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook Messenger, good ol’ texting – we get it! There’s an endless array of ingenious apps out there to let people connect and communicate from...
February .21 .2017

Stopping Distracted Driving on the Job

Mobile technology makes it so much easier to stay connected to your work no matter where you are. But one place where it can hurt more than help is when you’re behind the wheel of a car.
November .22 .2016

Distracted Driving Deaths Increase

Compared to decades ago, our roads and highways are safer. We’ve added more safety features to our cars, build them to be more crash-proof, and have safer infrastructure. The majority of people are...
August .5 .2016

Driverless Tesla in Fatal Crash

There are as many as 11,000 motor vehicle accidents every day in North America. But one accident this past May wasn’t your typical car crash. It was the first time someone died while using driverless...
May .31 .2016

Can Technology Curb Drunk Driving?

There are two things you should never mix with driving: drinking and your cellphone. But is it possible that your phone can actually help eliminate the risks of drinking and driving? There is an app...
January .22 .2016

New Car Features Protect Teen Drivers

Do you want to know if your teen is driving over the speed limit? Chevrolet offers parents a teen driver report card dubbed "Teen Driver". The new system tracks distance, speed, and can even control...
October .19 .2015

V2V Communication Prevents Accidents

Vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V communication) is making headlines in the car technology realm. Along with self-driving technology and advanced infotainment systems, V2V communication is meant...
October .6 .2015

BC Drivers Install Dashboard Cameras

A "dashcam" or dashboard camera is a small camera wired into a car that begins recording as soon as the vehicle starts. With a built-in memory, the footage they record can easily be used to determine...
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