Safe driving for teens

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  1. Jaccks

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    Was wondering if anyone has tried any of the apps that prevent texting and driving. Have a son turning 16 and would like some advice on the best app to use. Thanks
     
  2. Ledsteplin

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    Which apps would those be? Maybe a man to teen talk about consequences?
     
  3. Jaccks

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    Thanks for your advice, great answer.
     
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    Very helpful, I've raised two responsible and successful children prior to this age of technology. I'm very good at being a parent. Thanks for the thoughtful and useless answer.
     
  5. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    Let's remain civil. I don't think Ledsteplin was meaning to be unhelpful with his reply.
     
  6. Ledsteplin

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    I didn't mean to imply you're not a good parent or that your children are not responsible. The only apps like what you seek don't appear to work. I certainly would not rely on them. So, what do you do? I have grown kids and young grandkids. I worry too. But having a talk about consequences is about all I can do. Then I must trust them to do the right things. But I still worry. You're a good parent and you're doing the right things, but those apps won't help. Good luck!
     
  7. Europa

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    AT&T has a free app that disables texting when you are traveling at 15 mph or greater. The reviews aren't great, though. Some people claim it only works with SMS and messages take a while to arrive to arrive after they stop driving. If you have AT&T, you might want to check it out. If may have been improved with an update.

    AT&T DriveMode by AT&T Services, Inc.
    https://appsto.re/us/VJUe2.i
     

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