Driving

Carvoyant Is Ready To Put Your Car In The Cloud

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.carvoyant.com/">Carvoyant</a>, a startup that's been busy developing a platform that will tell you exactly what's going on with your vehicle's general health (and <

Closing In On 30M Users, Waze Goes Big On Social: Adds Facebook Connect, Pickup Requests, Location Sharing & More

Apple's launch of its new mapping service, the ensuing backlash and <a target="_blank" href="http://gigaom.com/2012/10/29/from-inside-apple-the-scott-forstall-fallout/">management shakeup</a>, have be

StearClear, The App That Gets Your Car Home When You’re Too Drunk To Drive, Raises $600K, Plans Expansion

One of the worst things about getting drunk far from home is having to abandon your car overnight which you then have to painfully retrieve it the following day, hangover and all. Sometimes, the car i

2.5 percent of the population can drive and use their phone at the same time. That means 97.5 percent can't.

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/thestig.jpg" />A new study from the University of Utah suggests that a very small percentage of people are able to drive safely while u

Cup holder, schmupholder – you need a full tray for your morning commute

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/tray.jpg" />What an odd array of breakfast items in this product shot: Egg McMuffin, sure. Apple juice, okay. Fries? You might be on to s

Nationwide no texting law goes into effect for buses and commercial trucks

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/otto.jpg">Newsflash: Sending text messages while driving is dangerous. There’s really no safe way to send a text while behind the wheel

Texting and driving now banned in New York State

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/textnys.jpg" />Residents of New York State, beware: texting and driving is now 100 percent banned. No, it's not the first state to enac

Robots taking over role of backseat driver

<img />Meet AIDA, the <a href="http://senseable.mit.edu/aida/">Affective Intelligent Driving Assistant</a>. This is a prototype robot that utilizes sensors inside and outside the car to create "a plat

Steering wheel table increases productivity, fast food intake

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/steering-wheel-desk.jpg" alt="wheel desk" />Perhaps your job has you driving miles and miles and miles in a relatively straight line. You mig

UPS, FedEx drivers to square off at 2009 National Truck Driving and Step Van Driving Championships next month

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/truck%20race.JPG" alt="truck race" /><em>King of Queens</em> Season Five, Episode 20 (titled <em>Driving Reign</em>) finds Doug Heffernan and

Programmable license plate cover finally affordable for the rest of us

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/graveyard_2065_35771359.gif" alt="led" />License plate covers with scrolling LED messages used to be the playthings of kings, CEOs, and hotel

Your finger’s all sweaty, you been drinking tonight?

A couple of grad students in China have developed a method for testing someone’s blood alcohol level directly from a middle finger. The system consists of a small box mounted inside of a car, connec

Allstate testing video games to lower insurance rates

Drivers in Pennsylvania between the ages of 50 and 75 will get to test out a new program by Allstate that’ll attempt to determine whether playing video games makes for better drivers. The pilot prog

Texting while driving now banned in California

To the girl who almost slammed into me as she was texting away on her phone while driving last week: regardless of the crazy face you made and the nasty words you mouthed through your windshield, that

Dutch concrete cleans the air — just the air

A study in the small Dutch town of Hengelo is conducting field research by the University of Twente to determine if a new type of concrete can reduce acid rain. Concrete paving stones are laced with p

In-car video camera with GPS, Google Earth playback

I don’t have any children but from what I’ve heard, they’re quite a nuisance. If you have kids that are just starting to drive a car, why not purchase this dash-mounted camera with built-in GPS

Finally, a GPS unit voiced by the Knight Rider guy

If your name is Michael and you’re into GPS systems, then have I got the unit for you. The Knight Rider GPS by Mio features voice directions by none other than William Daniels, the voice of KITT on

Review: Keychain Breathalyzer + Flashlight

  Behold the Chinavasion.com Breathalyzer Keychain Car Gadget with built-in flashlight and stopwatch. It costs a meager $4.43 — far less than other breathalyzer gadgets — and it seems

Affordable NAVIGON 2100 max, 2120 max announced

It’s nice to see GPS devices come out near the $300 point that don’t skimp too much on features. The NAVIGON 2100 max and 2120 max were announced today at CeBIT and feature a 4.3-inch wide

Sony NV-U73T, NV-U83T GPS devices up for pre-order

If you’re looking for something new to put in your car that’ll give you yet another reason to drive slowly and erratically while you get your greasy fingerprints all over it, might I sugge
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