Honda demonstrated today a new system to prevent cars from hitting pedestrians. A communication link between a car and a pedestrian's smartphone warns the driver of an impending collision.
Authorities in Maryland say a 37-year-old man walked down railway tracks while shutting out the world and was hit by a train, despite the conductor's warning signal.
As part of an upcoming TV show, a Washington, DC, sidewalk segregates those who walk and text from the more aware.
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Walking and texting is more dangerous than you think. Just ask our CNET en español editor.
The company's partnership with software companies will yield an electronics package that can see pedestrians, tell if a driver is dozing off, and initiate emergency-stop decisions.
A British brain surgeon says cycle helmets are too flimsy and can actually create more danger by creating the illusion of greater safety.
Don't mock Google's robo-cars. A ride in one shows that you, the driver, may soon be obsolete.
The robo-cars can now handle sticky situations like signaling bicyclists and navigating through railway crossings and construction zones. That means, says Google, they've got a better sense of handling real-world risks.
With these nuggets of advice from Siemens, cities can better prepare themselves to survive a great-white-shark attack from the skies -- or a host of other disasters.