Update Your Honda Civic or Accord’s GPS with the New Honda Navigation DVD 2012

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Some of the most popular and reliable models of cars in the United States and Europe are the Honda Civic and the Honda Accord. Many people opt to purchase pre-installed GPS systems when buying these cars – which ultimately saves them on the cost of buying a standalone Garmin or TomTom unit. Whilst this might save them money initially, it will mean that to download new map updates for the in-dash car navigation will a bit trickier than would be with a traditional GPS standalone system.

This is the case with Honda GPS updates, however they have tried to make things easier by making their new GPS map updates available annually – all a Honda owner needs to do is to purchase the latest Honda Navigation DVD from their Honda dealer, which can then be installed into the car dash GPS.

The most recent Honda GPS update is the Honda Navigation DVD 2012 which was released in September of this year. It contains all the latest routes and directions and means that Honda drivers need not fear driving down new roads or into strange and unfamiliar cities – because any changes to the nation’s roads will be on the new Honda GPS DVD which is available to purchase now.

From a cost perspective this is the only way in which someone who drives an Accord or Civic can update their GPS maps

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Text Stop Android App – Stop Your Kids Texting While Driving

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When their teenage children are off with friends, doing what teenagers do, most parents experience some anxiety as to their chills well being. Some parents have gone as far as installing cell phones trackers/locators to help keep tabs on the teenagers whereabouts, without being overly intrusive.

The other major concern of parents is when the teenagers are in a vehicle, whether as the driver or a passenger. And rightly so, as car accidents involving teens makes up a disproportionate percentage of total motor vehicle deaths and injuries.

A major cause of all accidents, over 80% in fact, is caused by driver distraction. One of those major causes of distractions is the use of cell phones while driving, especially sending SMS messages, or Texting as it’s more commonly called.

This distraction caused by the use of cell phones, has caused an alarming increase in the road toll in the U.S and other western countries, so much so that 34 U.S. states have now legislated to ban the use of mobile phones altogether whilst a person is in control of a vehicle.

Combating Cell Phone Distraction While Driving

Recently, a company based in California has released an app for the Android market that once installed on a phone, will prevent the use of the phone for texting in any vehicle moving faster then 10mph (17kmh). This is all accomplished by using GPS tracking, which monitors the vehicles position second by second.

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