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7 Safe-Driving Apps

Instead of being dangerous distractions, these smart phone programs can help teen drivers focus on the road.

By Megan Bingham

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TextArrest
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TextArrest

Basic Function: Disables texting and e-mail on smartphones.

Best Feature: Locks the phone's screen so no texts or e-mails can be sent or read while driving. (The app senses when the car is traveling faster than 5 mph.)

Compatibility: Android

Price: Basic is free, advanced plans start at $7.99/month (textarrest.com)

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