In-vehicle technology helps drivers make better decisions

In-vehicle technology helps drivers make better decisions

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We’ve seen several mobile apps designed to users’ driving — insurer State Farm’s Driver Feedback is one recent example — but it seems safe to say a mobile app can only go so far. A new in-vehicle system developed at Clemson University, however, promises to tap an emerging class of open source Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) technologies to gather key information about traffic and road conditions that can help drivers make better decisions.