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In-vehicle technologies cause driver distraction leading to safety issues, says study


The modern cars now come increasingly laden with advanced infotainment features, it, on one hand, ensures product differentiation and on the other hand, presents monetization opportunities for OEMs as well as its partners. But a research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has revealed that in-vehicle technology can create …

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Majority of drivers believe distracted driving is the biggest cause of auto accidents, a study shows

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A new Progressive Insurance study shows about one-third of drivers feel confident in their own ability to text and drive, yet the majority believe distracted driving is the biggest cause of auto accidents and more than 90% say it should be illegal. Here are a few key findings from the …

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NHTSA issues guidelines to address driver distraction due to smartphones


The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released proposed guidelines today to help address driver distraction caused by mobile and other electronic devices in vehicles. This announcement covers the second phase of voluntary guidelines to address driver distraction on U.S. roads. The first phase focused on devices or systems built into …

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CES 2016: Visteon’s Time of Flight Vehicle technology to mitigate driver distraction


Published: January 03, 2015 | Van Buren Township, MI At CES 2016, Visteon will showcase several cockpit electronics concepts aimed at reducing driver distraction and making the driving experience more intuitive.  Visteon takes in-vehicle gesture control to a new level with a proprietary 3-D gesture recognition concept demonstrated within a …

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Greg Fitch of VTTI on ‘Infotainment & Driver Distraction’


   In-car Infotainment: Is it contributing to distracted driving?  It is no doubt that the in-car infotainment is finally becoming a reality. Automakers and consumer electronics are diving deep into the oceans of in-car trends. However, despite of its huge potential some critics have often correlated infotainment with that of …

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