Jan
12
The Root Causes of Texting and Driving

By: guest writer Russell Johnson

TextNinja aims to give you the tools to stop texting and driving, and make the process easier and more accessible. But it’s hard to solve this problem without understanding the fundamental causes of texting and driving.  Beneath the alarming fatality and collision statistics, before the need for legislative measures, and behind all of the national campaigns for awareness against texting while driving is a psychological human element that, for most, is unavoidable.
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Dec
15

A Kickstarter Campaign for Awareness

In November, 2015, we launched a Kickstarter campaign. The goal was to share our solution on how to stop texting and driving with as many people as possible. Why? Because this is an issue that’s going to take more than money, more than a few backers, and more than gimmicks to solve. This campaign was our first step towards solving distracted driving.

How to stop texting and driving? This Kickstarter campaign tries to answer the question.

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Dec
04

Chatting Facts About Texting While Driving

Spoiler alert: it’s not just teens. Parents, employees, and just about every type of demographic do their fair share of texting behind the wheel. Even a radio host will admit to it on the air! Watch and learn more of the facts about texting while driving as TextNinja founder Jim Ramirez talks with Scott Kitun from Tomorrow’s Business Today on WGN Radio.

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Nov
01
An App to Stop Texting While Driving

By: Jess Goodwin

The Birth of a Ninja…

Innovations in software technology have been adding to the convenience of our lives for decades, necessarily so, and there’s really no end in sight. The trends are sending us Back to the Future at increasingly exciting speeds.  But how does this relate to an app to stop texting while driving?

In 2014, the average US smartphone user accessed 26 apps for a total of 37 minutes per month, a 63% increase from 2012, and we can clearly see that it doesn’t seem to be a passing fad. We have the opportunity to easily keep improving, refining, and streamlining issues as a society by grabbing on to the latest trending ideas. And as new inconveniences or annoyances arise, we can be sure that as soon as it becomes widespread enough, someone will create an app to improve it. Read more

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