Canadian Road Safety News Digest

New device blocks cell signals inside vehicles to stop distracted driving, says developer

March 30, 2015   |   Categories: Canadian Road Safety News Digest, News

Last Updated on April 10, 2015

Edmonton Journal (EDMONTON, ALBERTA)

An Edmonton businessman who is determined to keep his own children from driving distracted has created a device that he says delays texts, phone calls, social media messages and other alerts until a vehicle is in park.

Angus Poulain, a father of six, said he got the idea for his KRS, or Keeping Roads Safe, device about four years ago because his kids spent so much time texting and communicating through social media. He has 15-year-old twins who hope to get their drivers’ licences soon.

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