Texting and driving is not only dangerous but is also illegal. If you’re having a tough time keeping your teen driver away from distraction on the road, there are phone apps that can help you avoid those expensive tickets. You can benefit from your teens phone use and can stop your teen from texting and driving by using these apps.

  • DriveOFF- This free app for the Android will turn off any other apps and stop incoming calls and texts when it detects that your car is going more than 10 miles per hour.
  • Drive Mode- This free app available for android or blackberry users will automatically reply to any incoming texts with a message letting the sender know that the recipient is driving and will get back to them. On top of that the app will actually disable all alerts from phone calls and texts that may tempt your teen to look at their phone.
  • TextBuster- This app paired with a hardware device temporarily disables all phone, text, or email use while the car is in motion.
  • DriveScribe- This free app will block all texts and calls and will track the speed of the car. Parents can access this information any time to see if their teen has run any stop signs or has been speeding.
  • Canary- This app for iOS and Android will allow you as a parent to see how often your teen uses his or her cellphone and how fast the car is driving during cellphone use. You will be notified if your teen goes to an off limits area and if your teen turns off the app.

Weaver & Associates Inc. wants you and your teens to be safe and focused while driving. Contact us now with any insurance questions and inquiries.