“April 22″” 2014 Show Notes
01 What the Connected Car Should Be
Peggy opens the show by discussing Volvo’s use of infrared technology to identify driver distraction based on head position. Use of technology like that seems to be the exception to the rule as Peggy cites a major change in philosophy regarding the definition of “connected car.”
02 The True Costs of Distracted Driving
Jennifer Smith executive director for StopDistractions.org talks about the emotional toll loved ones experience when someone is injured or killed by a distracted driver. Smith says the carriers are making inroads to combat the problem but carmakers are a different story.
03 Cellcontrol DriveID and DrivePROTECT
David Coleman executive vice president of strategy and development for Cellcontrol explains the importance of Cellcontrol’s driving solution and how it works. Also Coleman looks at how the program can benefit families and fleet services alike.
04 Technology’s Affects on Distracted Driving
Joel Feldman founder of EndDD.org tells of how a tragic event led to his starting a crusade to end distracted driving. Feldman delves into why companies such as Google and others are being irresponsible by placing profits over vehicle safety.
“What the Connected Car Should Be