The Anti Sleep Pilot conducts simple random tests to determine whether a driver is fit to drive. It also attaches to a car’s dashboard to monitor and record how you are driving. A green light means you’re fit to drive. Fail the test or drive erratically and the unit will flash red, telling you to stop.
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In a fight back against nanny states directing more and more elements of people’s lives, will we see more brands step in to give people control over their own lives, empowering them to make their own informed decisions?
An Emirati teenager has come up with an invention that is being touted as a possible solution to road fatalities in the UAE. The design sees electronic wiring linking the seatbelt to the engine, enabling the driver to switch on the engine and change gear only when the seatbelt is fastened.
Virtual takes one giant leap closer to reality as Mitsubishi launches Live Drive—an online test-drive. Mitsubishi will allow US residents 18+ (with a driver’s license) to drive a real 2011 Outlander Sport around a test course right from the comfort of their squishy desk chair at home. How you ask? By rigging the car to respond to interactive remote controls via the internet.