The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:AT&T DriveMode – Stop Texting and Driving #ItCanWait
AT&T DriveMode is a free*, safe driving app that helps prevent distractions while driving by silencing incoming alerts. The app activates when speed reaches 15 MPH and deactivates when speed drops below 15 MPH for 2-3 minutes.
The impacts of distracted driving affect us all, so we've made DriveMode available to customers of all wireless companies. You also have your choice of English or Spanish.
Other key benefits
* Parental Alerts that send an SMS to the parent if the app is turned off or if auto-mode is disabled
* Auto-reply responses to SMS and MMS messages with a personalized safe driving message
* One-touch access to key contacts, music, and navigation apps
* Receive incoming calls when using Bluetooth (r) device
* Customizable home screen with a personal photo reminding you why distracted driving prevention is so critical
Pledge to help reduce distracted driving by installing DriveMode now. Also, invite your friends and family to do the same. We all share the road and are impacted when someone texts and drives.
* Data and text messaging charges may apply for app download and app usage. Standard messaging rates apply to auto-reply messages. Compatible device required.
Terms and Conditions
|Full network access||Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Retrieve running apps||Can retrieve information on currently and recently running apps on the device||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Read your contacts||Can read user's contact list (phone book) and phone call history||Internal|
|Send sms messages||Can send SMS messages||Internal|
|Pair with bluetooth devices||Can connect to user's Bluetooth devices||Internal|
|Precise location (gps and network-based)||Can use user's precise location||Internal|
|Read phone status and identity||Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||Internal|
|Close other apps||Allows an application to call killBackgroundProcesses(String).||Not analyzed yet|
|Directly call phone numbers||Can call phone numbers||Not analyzed yet|
|Access bluetooth settings||Allows applications to discover and pair bluetooth devices.||Not analyzed yet|
|Edit your text messages (sms or mms)||Allows the app to write to SMS messages stored on your tablet or SIM card. Malicious apps may delete your messages.||Not analyzed yet|
|Approximate location (network-based)||Can use user's approximate location||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage||Can write to your phone's USB storage||Not analyzed yet|
|Receive text messages (wap)||Allows an application to receive WAP push messages.||Not analyzed yet|
|Receive text messages (sms)||Can receive SMS messages||Not analyzed yet|
|Receive text messages (mms)||Allows an application to monitor incoming MMS messages.||Not analyzed yet|
|Read your text messages (sms or mms)||Can read SMS messages||Not analyzed yet|
|Reroute outgoing calls||Allows an application to see the number being dialed during an outgoing call with the option to redirect the call to a different number or abort the call altogether.||Not analyzed yet|
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