Texting and driving is a growing problem
Pretty much everyone agrees that distracted driving is bad. And the most common distraction just might be your phone. People seem convinced that they must see that notification or status update right now. This can cause problems when you’re driving. You know, crash problems. Now, you may be saying, “Wait. […]Continue Reading
De Redactie Freeedrive
Hauliers based in Kalmthout (Antwerp) are the first in Belgium to equip their lorries with the Freeedrive app. The app checks whether drivers are using their mobile hands free. “Their job is to drive a lorry not to check Facebook during hours. It’s something they know!” DBT Logistics’ Chris Delcroix […]Continue Reading
In Belgium, the number of car crashes involving a smartphone grew to 21% of all car crashes in 2016. Freeedrive is a fleet safety solution aiming to prevent the number one cause of car accidents, the (unsafe) use of smartphones behind the wheel. The app discourages the handling of the smartphone […]Continue Reading
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The risk of having a car crash raises by 23% when a driver is handling the cell phone behind the wheel. Nevertheless, according to statistics 37% of motorists can’t refrain from doing so. One of the main reasons is that people are addicted to use and consult their smartphones also while driving. […]Continue Reading
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What do alcohol consumption, marijuana legalization, reading emails and Pokemon GO have in common? Well… It all leads to car accidents. We can discuss whether driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is more or less dangerous than driving and texting, but when it comes to being a responsible […]Continue Reading
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  BXenf1 est une émission qui met en valeur les innovateurs bruxellois. Lors de sa première édition, BXenf1 a mis en lumière une douzaine de jeunes Bruxellois proposant des initiatives innovantes. Lors de l’été 2016, Valérie Leclercq, Jean-Christophe Pesesse ainsi que Murielle Berck et Marine Hubert accueillent à chaque fois […]Continue Reading
distracted driving road safety belgian rail
Various technical data indicate that the driver of a passenger train which struck a goods train on June 5th was distracted by his GSM. This is reported today (Tuesday) in L’Echo. The daily newspaper states that the investigators, assisted by mobile telephone operators, have been able to ascertain the time, […]Continue Reading
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Have you heard all the fuss over Pokémon Go yet? Chances are your children, neighbors and even coworkers are hooked. The augmented reality game has become an overnight sensation across the world. Here’s how it works: Using your smartphone‘s GPS, camera and clock, the game prompts you to find “hidden” […]Continue Reading