Aug
05
Bubble Soccer and an App to Stop Texting and Driving?

by: Jess Goodwin

Widespread campaigns from the government, other apps to stop texting and driving, and national safety organizations are contributing to growing levels of awareness about distracted driving. But for most people, it’s all-too-easy to acknowledge the dangerous statistics, and then quickly forget the relevance to their own lives.
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Jul
06

Can TextNinja become the best app to stop texting and driving?

So what is the best app to stop texting and driving? The jury is still out. Watch as we compete on Bootstrapping in America’s XL competition for a $25,000 investment into our company. We’re competing against 9 other startups for a chance to win an investment from the TastyTrade network. We qualified for the competition, and now we get a two minute pitch, plus a Q&A Analysis session with Kristi Ross and Tom Sosnoff, both who admit that they need TextNinja!

TextNinja competes on TastyTrade and tries to convince them that they are the best app to stop texting and driving.

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Jun
09

The Journey of a Long Road

Although the seatbelt was first invented in the mid 19th century, it wasn’t until the 1950’s that a lap belt became commonplace in automobiles, and it was even later when the shoulder strap was added. Finally in 1970, the world’s first seat belt law was put into place (in Australia).

Unfortunately it seems that the problem of distracted driving is taking a similarly long time to solve. Laws are falling into place and solutions have been invented, but it is not a problem that can be solved overnight. Over time, though, awareness is growing, and solutions like TextNinja are getting closer and closer to a widespread adoption that can change the social trends associated with texting and driving.

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May
12
How to Stop Texting and Driving Teens

By: Jess Goodwin

A wise man (Henry David Thoreau) once said, “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”  While this is true, it can be helpful (especially for young, habit-forming minds) to get something along the way to encourage a positive reaction to what they might become.  For instance, while becoming a safe driver is the ultimate goal, it might not seem that important or desirable to your teen.  But what if they’re getting paid to do it?!?

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Apr
18
Value Statistics on Distracted Driving

by: Jim Ramirez

The statistics on distracted driving and the value of a good habit

This is part 1 of our deep dive to analyze the risk of driving distracted with a cell phone and understand how many distractions it takes to cause a crash. Part 2 uses the statistics on distracted driving to answer “What is the cost of driving distracted for each person and per distraction?”.  The hope is that by raising awareness about how relevant the risk and cost really are, people will be motivated to do something about it and start driving text-free.

The sad reality is that the odds are against us, and if you haven’t been directly affected by texting and driving yet, it’s likely you know someone who has. The statistics on distracted driving are clear, and with the number of incidents reported, there’s no need to wait for your own to be inspired to take action.
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