There is no doubt that car safety has gone a long, long way, especially in developed countries such as the United States. Thanks to technology, not only do car manufacturers have to adhere to minimum safety standards – other tech companies are also making gadgets that add to motorist safety. Or do they, really?
As impressive as in-car gadgets are today, the fact remains that car crashes are still rampant throughout the country. On average, over 37,000 people die in road crashes a year. Not to mention people who survive but sustain injuries that affect their standard of living. While they may be able to claim benefits with the help of a personal injury lawyer, this does not really change the fact that they have injuries for life, does it?
This brings us to the question: do in-car gadgets really help to increase safety, or do they compound the dangers of distracted driving? [Read more…]