CANARY

A safe driving app for iPhone and Android

Curbing distracted driving and saving lives.

  

Blog

Safe driving begins way before age 16

Posted on 06 Sep 2013 in CanaryProject | 0 comments

Recent studies show that the majority of mothers in the country are driving like drunks, even with their infant children in their cars. Even when moms are sober, they are so distracted by cell phones that they’re creating even more risk than if they were drunk. According to a study conducted at the University of […]

Read More

Triumph from a Distracted Driving Tragedy

Posted on 30 Aug 2013 in CanaryProject | 0 comments

After a driver who was distracted by a cellphone caused a crash that killed Jennifer Smith’s mother in 2008, she knew she had to do something. She knew her story of loss was becoming all too common in our increasingly distracted society. Smith found there were more people with similar stories – and soon after, […]

Read More

Reducing summer-time risks for your teen driver

Posted on 10 Jun 2013 in CanaryProject | 0 comments

Schools are beginning summer vacations all across America, which means teenage drives spending more time on the road. Teen drivers average approximately 44 percent more hours behind the wheel per week during summer vacation than during the school year, according to Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD). And according to a joint study by Liberty Mutual […]

Read More

Don’t count on a pledge!

Posted on 16 May 2013 in CanaryProject | 0 comments

Curbing distracted driving requires being proactive and accountable By Jani Spede, CEO, The Canary Project If your teen has taken a pledge, does that mean you can check the potential harm or unwanted behavior off your list? Research on the effectiveness of pledges suggests that you cannot – and more importantly – should not. Analysis […]

Read More

Parents failing big time, creating new distracted drivers. Please, care enough to stop!

Posted on 06 May 2013 in CanaryProject | 0 comments

By Jani Spede, CEO, The Canary Project Distracted driving, especially cellphone use while driving, will continue to kill innocent victims until parents start setting better examples for their children — both those who are already driving and future drivers. But unfortunately, a new study shows that parents are failing miserably. Today, researchers from the University […]

Read More

It’s ridiculous! Things that have stronger penalties than distracted driving

Posted on 09 Apr 2013 in CanaryProject | 0 comments

It hit me when I drove past a sign I’ve driven by a zillion times: “Penalty for littering: $250.” The fine for texting and driving in the same location: Zilch. Zero. Zip. Getting lawmakers to ban cell phone use in cars is like pushing rope. Despite the evidence of the dangers. Despite the path of […]

Read More