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.
Why it matters
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?
Volvo is known for their safety record, but they have now taken this innovation even further. The new 2013 V40 hatchback now carries external airbags to protect pedestrians. These airbags are a world first and are located at the base of the windshield of the car. They are activated in the event of collision with a pedestrian. Sensors on the front bumper register the physical contact between the car and the pedestrian and release the rear end of the bonnet to deploy the airbag.
Parker is the app that combines live on-street parking availability with lot and garage information to give a comprehensive view of vacant parking nearby. Drivers can easily find where the nearest lot/garage is, their rates and policy, and can even pay for it directly via the app.