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All cars could soon be equipped with driving-assistance technology that closely monitors our driving. It could save thousands of lives – if we use it properly
4 September 2019
SURVEILLANCE is a fact of life. Your boss is monitoring your performance at work, supermarkets are collecting data on your grocery shopping, face-recognition cameras are tracking where you walk. Now there is a new frontier: the automobile.
In a few months, European Union law-makers are due to rubber stamp proposals that will make a raft of monitoring devices mandatory in cars within three years. All new models of car will come with black boxes, intelligent speed assistants, drowsiness-monitoring cameras and more besides (see “Eyes on the …