Gov’t Wants Phone Makers To Lock Out Most Apps For Drivers

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So now the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has proposed voluntary guidelines that ask smartphone manufacturers to try to figure out a way to reduce those distractions by blocking most apps while the phone is being used by someone driving a car.

Under the guidelines, drivers would still be able to make calls and use navigation systems but not enter text, browse the web, or view photos or video not related to driving. Entertainment systems should also be made easier to pair with smartphones. Read more at TECH RADAR.

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