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Universal device mounts

Eight new Universal Device Mounts built for safety hold most portable wireless electronic devices. Each mount can be installed with no tools, feature adjustable locking joints for ease of viewing and allow full access to all device ports and controls. Styles include the cigarette port mount, mini mount, GPS/PDA mount, flex mount and headrest tablet mount. COBRA, www.cobrahandsfree.com

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Auto-texting, safety-minded app available for Android, Blackberry

On the heels of the Department of Transportation's proposed rule to ban handheld cell phone use by commercial drivers, I've been hearing from haulers who object to being singled out on the issue, as seems to be the modus operandi of this department when it comes to driving behavior of late. Given the predominance of texting and talking four-wheelers on the highways today, most would prefer any ban to be on all drivers using handhelds, ...

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