BMW Emergency Stop Assistant

| No Comments


BMW is testing technology to allow cars to stop themselves safely in the event that the driver falls unconscious.

I have long been of the opinion that the approximately 35,000 people killed in traffic accidents each year is unacceptable. That casualty rate is equivalent to having a terrorist attack of the magnitude of the September 11th attacks (~2,752 deaths) each month.

I commend BMW for this innovation and look forward to the day when our cars can drive us all home without fear for our safety.

Leave a comment

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by published on January 17, 2011 10:27 PM.

Prenominal vs postnominal adjectives was the previous entry in this blog.

Crazy ideas kill is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.



Powered by Movable Type 4.38