Car Tech: The Ultimate Backseat Driver
Nodding off, drifting between lanes, or just too drunk to drive? Sensors in new automobiles aim to detect trouble before you crash.
Driving may be the most hazardous thing we do every day. Combine the activity’s inherent dangerousness with error-prone human drivers who are increasingly distracted by things like smartphones, and it’s no surprise that the crash statistics keep going up.
But automotive safety and convenience technology is advancing by leaps and bounds. The latest crop of smart features can correct veering steering, sense and alert a drowsy driver