May 04

When Cars Can Talk, Crashes May Be Avoided

From Bend Bulletin

“Fender benders, rear-enders and those three-car pileups that back up traffic may be going the way of the buggy whip.

“Within a few years, cars whizzing down the highway will begin chatting among themselves. Once they all are equipped to join the conversation, every car will know the speed, distance and direction of every other car close enough to pose a risk.”