For most of us, driving is such an ordinary part of our everyday lives that we forget we are sitting in a steel box racing along at 70 miles per hour. Far too often the comfort and familiarity that we have with driving leads people to take their eyes off of the road to check their smartphone messages or engage in other risky behaviors. Sometimes it is wise to take a step back for a moment to remind ourselves of the dangers that we face, and the harm that we can inflict on others, by ignoring even the most basic safety measures while we are behind the wheel. After all, bad driving habits are one of the major factors involved in the estimated 42,915 fatalities that occurred in motor vehicle crashes in the US in 2021. And smartphone use alone is believed to contribute to 1.6 million crashes each year.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.edgeimpulse.com/blog/driving-innovation-with-edge-impulse