When NWRA’s (National Waste & Recycling Association) National Safety Director Tony Hargis was first appointed, he was vocal about the safety issues facing those within our industry. “As an industry, we need to provide safety material that comes from the subject matter experts, who are really the people who are doing the work in the field,” Hargis said.Read More »
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AT&T DriveMode app and YouTube 360° simulation now available in Spanish
DALLAS, April 27, 2016 — Half of Latinos admit to using their smartphones to social network while driving. More than a quarter (28%) snap selfies or take photos. And nearly 7-in-10 (68%) text behind the wheel.
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Over the years, many of us at AT&T have been involved in efforts to help people learn more about how to get the most out of technology, whether it is training older adults to use their first smartphone or teaching students how to handle cyberbullying. Last year, we had the exciting opportunity to launch Digital You, a new, comprehensive AT&T program that offers tools, tips, apps, guidance and events for people of all ages and levels of online experience to learn more about how to have a safe and secure online experience.Read More »
Ever hear the expression “dig your way to China”? It was pretty common when I was a girl. My friends and I thought that if we dug hard enough, we would arrive on the other side of the world in a new land with a different culture and loads of potential BFFs. Geographical accuracy aside (from the U.S. we would actually dig our way into the Indian Ocean), the concept that we are all connected was well taken.Read More »
High school students across the nation are putting down their phones – at least while they are behind the wheel – and urging people, young and old, to join them in taking the It Can Wait pledge, a promise to refrain from texting, emailing, posting or surfing the web while driving.Read More »
How many times have you seen the person next to you on the road replying to an email at a red light, scrolling through a newsfeed while stuck in slow moving traffic, or snapping a selfie at an intersection?Read More »
Picture this. You’re driving in your neighborhood. Your phone beeps. You take your eyes off the road for just a second. What happens next…could be life-changing.Read More »
Kids are online all the time, but are they using it safely and making smart decisions? Nearly 80% of children between the ages of 0 and 5 use the Internet on at least a weekly basis in the United States. Steering children down a safe path can be challenging, particularly if you are of a “certain age.” What are us digital non-natives to do?Read More »