Every year, thousands of Americans are involved in traffic accidents. Accidents can cause serious injuries or death and can affect the victim, as well as their family, friends and local community. There are simple steps you can take to make sure that you and the people around you on the road stay safe.
Mobile apps and tools can provide you with easy-to-use information and resources that can serve as one part of your overall strategy to become and stay healthy. For tips on selecting additional apps for exercise and physical activity, please review this tipsheet.
Use your computer and smartphone to simulate the challenges of texting and driving. Free.
A list of apps designed to prevent texting while driving. Review the link to learn more.
Resources selected by Linda Johnsen, Health Sciences Library, UNC-Chapel Hill,
Last reviewed January 9, 2019