Saturday, July 09, 2005

Hey Dad, Watch This!

MSNBC.COM -- A new system called DriveCam ($1,000) is helping teens to drive better, when properly used. The system contains two small cameras, one pointing outside to capture the view of the road and a second points inside to capture what's happening inside the car. In tests where the kids sat down weekly to review footage with their parents, new drivers drove much more safely, slowly and were far less likely to get into dangerous situations or accidents. I'm sure that in 15 years, it will be standard on all cars, so that the cops can watch us as well. But, if it means more protection and encouragement for Rachel to drive well, I'm all for it. More...

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