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Vibrating Steering Wheel Transmits Safer, Improved Driving

Tue, 2012-11-13 14:57 -- llancaster

Computer engineers develop a new way to keep driver's eyes safely on the road.
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Nov 13 2012 - 2:45pm
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Vibrating Steering Wheel Guides Drivers While Keeping Their Eyes on the Road 

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  1. Nonverbal communication - Sending and receiving information without using words. Often visual cues are used, but haptics can also be used.
  2. Haptics - A form of nonverbal communication that uses a person's sense of touch to convey information.
  3. Distracted driving - Any activity that causes the driver to pay attention to something other than driving. This includes talking on the phone, texting, eating, drinking, grooming, adjusting the radio and using navigation systems.
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