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‘Talking cars’ could prevent accidents before they happen

  • Aired: 02/03/2014
  • 07:13
  • Rating: NR
On some new car models, sensors can monitor outside surroundings and warn drivers of peril or kick in automatic braking. The Department Of Transportation is considering a mandate for all automakers to adopt this vehicle-to-vehicle technology. Gwen Ifill talks to Wall Street Journal reporter Dan Neil about how “talking cars” could improve safety on the roads but at the expense of drivers’ privacy.
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Reporter Dan Neil talks how “talking cars” could improve safety at the cost of privacy.
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