LAS VEGAS -- Texting while driving. No issue provokes more public fear and outrage about driver distraction.
Several startup companies say they have an answer, and they hope major automakers take notice.
This year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas devoted lots of space to companies touting safe-driving technology.
Among the exhibitors was Matt Howard, CEO of Zoomsafer Inc., which sells a cell phone application that blocks text messages when people are driving.
The app uses global positioning satellite data to determine whether the phone is moving above a certain speed. If a text message comes in, the sender … Read more