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Tennessee Highway Operations and Safety ConferenceAddressing Distracted Driving Related Crashes
November 19th, 2013
Avoid distraction using cell phone operation by vehicle integration
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High forces caused by acceleration when hitting the floor cause injuries
Reduce impact of distracted driver behavior
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As technology matures it becomes accessible to increased numbers of customers
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Volkswagen Group Research is particpating in the CAMP Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) research activities.
Goal is to evaluate the effectiveness and feasibility of using V2V communication technology in critical situations to reduce the number and severity of crashes in various driving scenarios.
Volkswagen is heading 2 from 5 research clusters.
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Source: NY Times