AC privacy driver monitoring in car msnbc

AC privacy driver monitoring in car msnbc - How's my...

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How's my driving? Ask my car Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2009 7:10 PM by Alan Boyle Shawn Allen / NADS / Univ. of Iowa Meiji Zhang tries to use a cell phone in a driving simulator that's designed to work  like a Chevy Malibu. The University of Iowa's National Advanced Driving Simulator  helps researchers safely study a wide variety of driving situations. Using gadgets while you're driving can be a very bad thing, but an expert on automotive distractions says using a gadget that watches you while you're driving can be a very good thing. "People don't always understand the degree of distraction they may be exposing themselves to . .. so the idea is to help people understand that distraction by providing them with feedback," John D. Lee, a professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at the University of Iowa, told me today. Lee outlines the magnitude of the problem in an essay published in this week's issue of the journal Science : More than 40,000 people die every year in motor vehicle crashes, and research indicates that failures of attention - including distractions or drowsiness - probably played a role in most of those crashes. Crashes and near-crashes are about three times as likely to happen when the driver is performing
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course COMM 1000345 taught by Professor Mccloud during the Fall '10 term at Mohawk College.

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