We’ve all heard stories about accidents and sufferings because the individuals in the driver’s seat were on phone. Not talking over the phone, but texting.
And because their important conversation over the chat couldn’t wait, the victim's family members keep praying and waiting for their fast recovery.
One of McAfee’s Family Safety Evangelists took the opportunity to suggest a few settings and applications that can help in avoiding these uncertainties. After all, she pointed out, safety is more than just installing your antivirus software through mcafee.com/activate.
Let’s get you familiarized with what she had to suggest to everyone to avoid the lifelong guilt and burden of hurting another.
THE ROAD TO OFFLINE SAFETY WITH MCAFEE
McAfee thrives on the foundation of togetherness and delivers exclusive products and services with the sole hope of a united world that can fight against everything wrong.
They started with fighting cyber attacks and authorizing users to activate their antivirus subscriptions via mcafee.com/activate. Today, the organization with its stakeholders, offer suggestions to several online and offline real-life issues to make the world a better place to live in.
Here’s what you can do to avoid the text-and-drive accidents from ever happening:
- Put the phone away
The easiest way to choose from getting distracted is putting your phone away so you cannot operate it.
- The operating system shortcuts
Manage your iOS and/or Android smartphone settings to let your phone auto-reply to texts while you’re driving.
Install the software that launches automatically whenever it senses that your vehicle is at a speed of more than 25 miles per hour (mph) and responds to all texts/emails.
Get this application on your Android phones to shut off applications and block any incoming texts or emails while you are driving at more than 10 mph.
If it cannot wait, get this app that would read out your text messages in real-time and will respond without you touching the phone.
Note: These ways are easy and extremely free. So, you get customized experiences from your smartphones and avoid accidents at all times.
On one hand, getting your McAfee antivirus set up on mcafee.com/activate will provide safety to your online or digital life, and on the other hand, the suggestions above will provide safety in real life.
Yes, there are ways to take precautions and avoid accidents, whether it is about avoiding cyber threats, or life threats.
So, adjust your settings, get that software, and install that application. One tiny initiative can save lives and save you from a lifetime scar of hurting a fellow human.