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How Can We Prevent Falling Asleep At The Wheel?

Driver fatigue causes thousands of deaths each year. How can we combat this? Tara is here to discuss a new technology that might be able to drastically lower this number.

Read More:
Researchers Develop a System for Detecting Driver Fatigue
http://www.33rdsquare.com/2014/07/researchers-develop-system-for.html
“Driver fatigue is a common cause of road crashes, with about 20% of all car accidents involving a drowsy driver.”

An innovative system anticipates driver fatigue in the vehicle to prevent accidents
http://www.ibv.org/en/news/show_new/76/4621?itemid=76
“Instituto de Biomecánica de Valencia (Biomechanics Institute – IBV) has worked on the development of a system with seamlessly integrated smart textiles, able to measure heartbeat and respiratory rate, to prevent driver fatigue and sleepiness at the wheel in the framework of the European project HARKEN.”

Watch More:
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DTOLSUV2HQ

Are Women Better Drivers?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LU9ZkR77Cd8

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