August 10, 2012  |  Comments
AutoNation & Coach Schnellenberger want to end texting & driving

Former Collegiate & Pro Football Coach, Howard Schnellenberger, wants to tackle and end texting while driving.

AutoNation & Coach Schnellenberger want to end texting & driving

The statistics are staggering. Drivers who text are 23 times more likely to crash their vehicle than a non-distracted driver. One out of every four teenagers admits to texting while driving. It’s a recipe for disaster. It’s time to drive change and STP TXTing & DRVing.

That’s why AutoNation and former Florida Atlantic University, University of Miami and Miami Dolphins football coach Howard Schnellenberger, are committed to make our roads safer with a free android phone app, from

Sample screen images from the app.


Available for Android phones, the free app helps prevent distracted driving by placing your smartphone in quiet mode as soon your vehicle reaches 10 miles per hour. The phone automatically responds to incoming messages with the text: “I received your message but I am driving now, sponsored by: Save Lives, Earn Rewards.” The free app also provides rewards for its user from corporate sponsors committed to eliminating texting while driving accidents.

AutoNation and Coach Schnellenberger are determined to end texting while driving.

With your Android SmartPhone, scan this QR code to download the free app. If you are a iPhone, Blackberry or other SmartPhone user, the technology is pending.



To download the free app, scan the QR code above or visit

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