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No More Car Crashes by 2020?

The leading cause of car accidents is pretty obvious – its human error. Whether its drunk driving, distracted driving, or aggressive driving, it all comes back to the person behind the wheel. Less than 20% of accidents are caused by road or mechanical failure, so the only way to truly make driving safer for everyone is to give the person behind the wheel more tools to drive safely – or even remove the human element altogether.

Here are five things that can put us on a path to ZERO human error car crashes by 2020:

Full Story: Innovaro

Posted at 5:40am.

No More Car Crashes by 2020?

The leading cause of car accidents is pretty obvious – its human error. Whether its drunk driving, distracted driving, or aggressive driving, it all comes back to the person behind the wheel. Less than 20% of accidents are caused by road or mechanical failure, so the only way to truly make driving safer for everyone is to give the person behind the wheel more tools to drive safely – or even remove the human element altogether.
Here are five things that can put us on a path to ZERO human error car crashes by 2020:

Full Story: Innovaro
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    Or, for free, PUT YOUR PHONE ON SILENT, AIRPLANE MODE, OR TURN IT OFF.
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    the best thing to do to achieve this goal is to stop the production or making of alcohol.
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    Honestly? They don’t have a really big objection to most of these. In fact, they’re pretty enthusiastic funders of a...
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