Auto OEMs Battle Distracted Driving

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Mr. Roques
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Mr. Roques   1/31/2013 4:17:55 PM
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Well, a couple of years ago dialing a number was one of the main distractions, nowadays its texting, what's next? 

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kriesbsd   1/30/2013 7:40:31 PM
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I agree, we are now syncing our facebook and twitter with the display console?  In my opninion, this is problem number one, when people think that anything being updated on facebook and twitter is so important they must check it on their phone or even have it displayed on their center console while driving.

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prabhakar_deosthali   1/30/2013 1:08:15 AM
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Hospice_Houngbo

 

I think yes, the auto driven cars which follow all the safety rules laid by DMV may be the answer to the distracted driving, drunk driving and high speed racing by the youth; unless  the manual override is not misused by the drivers .

 

Till such auto-driven cars become a reality, the DMV in all states and all countries must put very strict norms on these infotainment products to see that ,in no case there is a distraction to the main function of the person behind the wheels which is driving safely





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Jacob   1/30/2013 12:01:09 AM
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Bruce, there is no doubt that any all in-house entertainment systems can create disturbance to drivers. It can divert the attention to the surrounding medias and hence cause negligence in driving. What's the alternate for non diversion in driver attention? Any further developments in similar direction.

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Hospice_Houngbo   1/29/2013 3:42:13 PM
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@prabhakar,

Do you think self-drinving cars might be part of the solution? You can just sit in the car an take your phone call whenever you want. Or you think, this might create more problems?

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Hospice_Houngbo   1/29/2013 3:41:22 PM
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@prabhakar,

Some people will call that innovation and will defend their right for invention. I guess we can't prevent that, can we?

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Anna young   1/29/2013 9:27:03 AM
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Prabhakar, well you have a point. How can we live things simple, when life is not that simple? We are complicated beings! :). Seriously, I think it would be nice to see more sensible drivers pull up to make or receive calls. And also to keep the car in a stationary position, fiddle all you like with your gadgets before driving off. Car manufacturers should also install a safety device to deter the use of in car infotainment when the car is in motion.

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Bolaji Ojo   1/29/2013 6:59:48 AM
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Prabhakar, Drivers should be more sensible but many aren't. The next best thing is for automakers to have solutions that help remove the dangers of our stupidity behind the wheels. And, if they get paid for these solutions, even better!

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Bolaji Ojo   1/29/2013 6:25:20 AM
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The sensible thing would be to pull over if the conversation was extremely important but we all know we won't all do that, don't we? So, if companies are going to offer these tools they need to get it right and fast too.

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prabhakar_deosthali   1/29/2013 1:14:27 AM
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In my opinion, there is nothing, that urgent, that cannot wait for you to take your car to the curbside and make or receive a phone call. Then why keep on adding the unnecessary sophistication to the car infotainment systems?  It is like creating a problem and then creating more problems while trying to solve it and making the whole system complex and bug prone.

Why can't we live with  something simple and keep it safe ?

 

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