Traffic Jams a Thing of the Past?
Published: Mar 19, 2007
Updated: Aug 8 2011
• References: news.bbc
Nobody likes to get stuck in traffic and if a German research project that is developing a peer-to-peer network that would relay important traffic information between vehicles as traffic situations develop is successful, getting stuck on your way to work may be a thing of the past. Not only will the system send constant updates on road conditions, traffic flow and accidents, it will also give information on speed traps and parking availability.
Implications - The concept was developed by Dr. Anselm Blocher, a researcher at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence. This is the kind of service that would revolutionize driving for millions of drivers, and probably lower the amount of road rage experienced by drivers.