Tag Archives: driver distraction

You may not want to watch this video, but it could save a life from driver distraction.

I’ve written a lot of blogs about driver distraction lately. It’s the season to be jolly, but it’s hectic, busy, stressful and very easy to lose concentration for a brief moment. I have lost close friends through driver distraction, most … Continue reading

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The future of mobility: How transportation technology and social trends are creating a new business ecosystem

How will advances in transportation technologies and shifts in social attitudes shape the future of mobility? Sourced through Scoop.it from: dupress.com As a futurist one of the hardest things to come to grips with, but the most important reality is … Continue reading

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Volvo promises ‘DEATHPROOF’ cars by 2020

The Swedish company, which has built its reputation on safety, says a world where nobody dies in car accidents is closer than most people think. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk Volvo has always had a great reputation for safety and … Continue reading

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Volvo and Ericsson want to make life a stream in autonomous cars

Volvo’s recently unveiled Concept 26 is its vision for the autonomous car of the future. Its “Relax Mode” would allow occupants to watch video content while the car takes care of driving. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.gizmag.com It’s starting to … Continue reading

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Cars Are Not Driving Away Any Time Soon

I’ve been reading a book called ‘Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do’ by Tom Vanderbilt, which resonates very well with me. Now I’m no petrol head, but I still like driving my car and it is still more … Continue reading

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Navdy Projects Apps Onto Your Car’s Windshield – TIME

TIME Navdy Projects Apps Onto Your Car’s Windshield TIME My car’s in-dash navigation system did me wrong a few months back, sending me on a wild goose chase around the greater Boston area. Source: time.com Thinking about what nav is … Continue reading

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GPS Car nav manufacturers like TomTom should beat anti distraction laws by selling HUD accessories

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere Stop looking at your phone, start using this head-up display with Sygic GPS app TechHive Even if you have a car mount to keep your phone in your field of vision, using it … Continue reading

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