Uber app to monitor drivers for unsafe driving habits

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The mobile application will detect sudden stops as well as when high speeds are reached. The mobile Uber app is going to do more than just helping people to get from point A to point B. The application will use smartphone sensors to check up on the driver’s safe road use. This is meant to discourage drivers from speeding or from road habits that lead to frequently slamming on the brakes. The ride sharing company announced widespread testing of these new mobile app features. The company is testing the Uber…

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Russian government makes use of augmented reality to teach drivers a somber lesson

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The Russian government is taking bold steps to ensure road safety. Moscow, the nation’s capital, has been plagued with an overabundance of road accidents recently, leading officials to launch a new initiative to raise awareness. The Russian Ministry of Transport has developed a new mobile application that leverages augmented reality for the sake of safety awareness. The transit authority has decided to take a much more somber approach to the issue than simply teaching citizens about the rules of the road. The government is instead showing them where people have…

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