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The defensive driver

The Defensive Driver

CS-410 Concept Presentation

Presenter:


Outline
Outline

  • Problem (Defined/Evaluated)

  • What Is The Solution

  • Who Is Our Customer

  • Is There A Market

  • Who Is Our Competition

  • Computer Components

  • Solution (Benefits/Problems)


So what is the problem
So What Is The Problem?

  • In 2008 There Were 37,261 Human Fatalities Due To Vehicular Accidents

  • In 2008 There Were 2,346,000 Human Injuries Due To Vehicular Accidents

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Causes
Causes

  • Speeding

  • Unsafe Lane Changing

  • Turn Signal Use

  • Tailgating

  • Not Yielding

  • Ignoring Traffic Signals

  • Driving While Impaired

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Really quick poll
Really Quick Poll

  • How Many Of You Have Sped Over 10Mph Recently

  • How Many Of You Have Caught Yourself Tailgating

  • How Many Of You Know The Two-Second Rule


The defensive driver
Fact

  • Most Accidents Occur Within A Two Second Time Frame

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How do we fix this
How Do We Fix This

  • Combating A Few Of The Top Causes Of Car Accidents Will Change How Safely We Drive


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The Defensive Driver

  • Is A Device That In Real Time Will Monitor The Distance/Speed Ratio Between Your Vehicle And The Vehicle In Front Of You

  • It Will Give Visible And Audible Alerts To Let You Know When Unsafe Driving Is Occurring


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The Defensive Driver (Cont.)

  • Will Have Custom Tailored Information For Individual Drivers/Cars

  • No Bigger Than Any Mobile GPS Unit Currently Being Sold


Customers
Customers

  • Everyday Drivers

    • There Are Currently Over 200 Million Drivers In The United States

  • Car Companies

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Market
Market

  • In LA Country Alone Over 144,000 Drivers Attend A Defensive Driving Course Every Year

  • Average Insurance Cost Per Claim Up 85% From 1994 To 2004, Reflected In Higher Premiums

  • Car Accidents Cost Taxpayers Over 30 Billion Each Year

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Defensive driver solution
Defensive Driver Solution

LCD Screen Unit

Unit Hardware

Defensive Driver

Unit Software

Laser Ranger


Defensive driver benefits
Defensive Driver Benefits

  • Will Work With Any Vehicle

  • Can Be Customized To Individual Driver/Vehicle

  • Portable

  • Can Be Purchased Already Installed In A New Vehicle, Or Can Be Installed By Customer


Defensive driver problems
Defensive Driver Problems

  • Will Not Work Around Tight Corners

  • Warnings May Not Be Enough To Keep Drivers Safe

  • May Fail In Inclimate Weather

  • May Be A Distraction



Sources
Sources

1 http://media.photobucket.com/image/smart%20car%20between%20two%20trucks/dhb2/POLITICS/image0022.jpg

2 http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/811172.pdf

3 http://www.bestsyndication.com/?q=node/23333

4 http://www.carinsurancelist.com/car-accident-statistics.htm

5 http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_licensed_drivers_are_there_in_the_US

6 http://trafficschoolonline.com/news/la-times.html?aid=7911&lcode=&ts=1252475994&siteID=136&orderTypeID=1

7 http://autos.savvy-cafe.com/defensive-driving-statistics-show-justification-for-classes-2007-08-24/

8 http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10477358/Safe-Driving-Practices-for-Employees

9 http://www.autospies.com/images/users/turbox/Ford%20Collision%20Warning%20Brake%20System.jpg

10 http://www.dot.state.mn.us/trafficeng/tailgating/Tailgating-finalreport.pdf

11 http://www.autospies.com/images/users/turbox/Ford%20Collision%20Warning%20Brake%20System.jpg