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State transportation board chair calls highway deaths increase "totally unnecessary"

...Steve Morris said.As part of the state campaign, drivers are asked to do three things: buckle up, stay off electronic devices, and don't drive drowsy or impaired."We're all guilty of what we have just been talking about," Grantham...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-12/drive-stope-rise-road-
The safety risk of shrinking airline seats questioned by DOT

...added that most passengers don't pay attention to pre-flight safety briefings, especially now that they can use electronic devices from gate to gate.Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who chairs the DOT committee, noted concern that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-14/safety-risk-shrinking-airl
Electronics change atmosphere in baseball clubhouses

...made convenient by those ubiquitous hand-held electronic devices.Baseball is an atypical workplace but just as...players, coaches and other staff of any portable electronic device in the dugout, the bullpens or the field once pregame...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-05/electronics-change-atmos
Browns GM Ray Farmer suspended for sending texts to sideline during games

...Farmer used a cellphone on "multiple occasions" during games in 2014.League rules prohibit teams from using any electronic devices beginning 90 minutes before kickoff through the end of a game. The rule forbids communication to the sidelines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-30/browns-gm-ray-farmer-suspende
Big changes likely ahead for extra points during 2015 NFL season

...ESPN reported.Browns general manager Ray Farmer admitted to texting during games in violation of the league's electronic device policy.Falcons owner Arthur Blank acknowledged in February the team broke NFL rules by piping crowd noise into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-25/big-changes-likely-ahead-extr
Electronics can be recycled to keep materials out of Augusta landfill

...landfill for these items are not being used as much as they should."If you had a computer, telephone or any personal electronic device, you bring it to the landfill and drop it in the box," Videtto said. "It's very, very simple."Items also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-21/electronics-can-be-recycled-k
Solvay invests in Augusta facility, will build new unit

...plant over its sister facility in India, which already makes the polymer used in aeronautics, health care and electronic devices, said Alain De Greef, Solvay's site manager in Augusta."Besides the reputation of this site, the good safety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-24/solvay-inve
Teens love vacation selfies, but older travelers worry they're distracting

...multi-generational family trips, guests are asked to "turn off and stow their smart phones, tablets and other portable electronic devices during shared group time."Tauck spokesman Tom Armstrong says the company understands digital devices can help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-08-03/teens-love-vacation-self
STEM workforce needed for future, Technology Association of Georgia says

...Technology program, was launched last year and gives students the option of using their personal smartphones or electronic devices in class for academic study, she said.Educators are working to introduce a new cyber-security curriculum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-01/stem-workfo
Shoppers getting jump-start on back-to-school purchases

...supplies and electronics for a total of $48.4 billion.Students, regardless of age, will expend the most money on electronic devices, which will accumulate to more than $21 billion in spending, the NRF said."Slow improvements in the economy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-25/shoppers-ge