Tighter restrictions proposed on in-car gadgets

Carmakers should disable built-in electronic devices while the vehicle's in motion, under new proposals from transportation secretary Ray LaHood.

Lobbyists scrap plans to defend cellphone use in cars

A tech industry lobbying group has abandoned its efforts to keep gadget use in cars legal after criticism from transportation secretary Ray LaHood.

Team develops hands-free texting app

Clemson University researchers have developed a hands-free way of texting while driving.