Expect the Unexpected – 3D Image of Little Girl in Street Used to Slow Down Drivers

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3D image of little girl being used to enhance traffic safety.

It’s already on the big screen, but now a 3D image is being used on the streets of West Vancouver in an attempt to jolt reckless drivers into reality.  But has this latest idea gone a step too far? Will it cause accidents?

 

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Britons Are Turning Their Backs on Car Ownership Because of Soaring Costs

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The number of Britons joining car clubs has doubled in the last months.

Statistics released by the Department for Transport have underlined the impact of spiralling fuel prices last year, during which the cost of filling an average tank rose by £10.  The most dramatic drop was in the number of new cars registered which fell by 6.8 per cent in 2009 compared with the previous year.

 

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BMW Testing Emergency Stop Assistance System

BMW Testing Emergency Stop Assistance System

 BMW working on system that stops vehicles during a medical emergency

Senior citizens who are at heightened risk for heart attack and strokes or those with diabetes often stop driving to keep both themselves and other motorists safe in the event that they have a medical issue while behind the wheel. Others ignore the risk factors and continue to drive until something happens to themselves or others, while still others often suffer completely unforeseen medical events. Regardless of whether you are young or old, sick or healthy, BMW is working on a new safety system called Emergency Stop Assistant which will safely bring one’s vehicle to a stop during a medical calamity.
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