Limiting Driver Distractions from Cell Phone Use

November 18, 2019

Distracted driving poses significant risk to every business that has employees who drive both company-owned and personal vehicles for company business. Common activities that divert attention from the road include texting, most mobile phone use, eating and drinking, reaching for an object, talking with a passenger, and reading navigation systems. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), for the second consecutive year, more than 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2017. According to a 2017 NSC public opinion poll, 74 percent rated distracted drivers as a major concern for traffic safety. Use this guide from CNA to assist in developing and supporting a program that helps in the control of driver behaviors, based on statistics about the impact of cell phone use and driver distractions, such as talking and texting.

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Sure, these robots can dance to the oldies, but can they do "The Robot" or the "Robo-boogie"? More importantly, what can they do on a job site as they gain balance and coordination?

Twitter feed video.Sure, these robots can dance to the oldies, but can they do "The Robot" or the "Robo-boogie"?  More importantly, what can they do on a job site as they gain balance and coordination?
Reza Zadeh@Reza_Zadeh

It's pretty awesome how dancing makes robots less intimidating. Looking forward to seeing more nontrivial Machine Learning on these robots. Credit: Boston Dynamics.

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