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60 Crash Avoiding Cars

Accident Proof Advancements from Shatterproof Glass to Vibrating Warnings

— April 11, 2012 — Autos
With increased traffic cluttering up highways and police becoming more vigilant in cracking down on drinking and driving, there has been an increase in the development of crash-avoiding cars.

While speed and appearance are still front-runners in the auto design industry, there are many companies investing in bumping up the safety features in the vehicles they produce.

Shatterproof glass has been tested to decrease the risk of shattered shards from broken windows causing bodily harm upon impact and the effectiveness of airbags being placed on the outside of the automobile, rather than internally, has been researched.

There are also many cars on the market that have implemented improved smartphone and MP3 player capabilities to ensure that the devices can be easily accessible, but as hands-free as possible to reduce distraction.

Advertisers and city planners have also jumped on board and created more in-your-face safe driving ads that demand attention, while improvements to stop lights and traffic signage has made spotting hazards on the road easier.

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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Speed-Triggered Music Players
Speed-Triggered Music Players
The Slow Down App Stops the Tunes When You're Speeding
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59
Hi-Tech Steering Controls
Hi-Tech Steering Controls
Ford Lane-Keeping Alert System Keeps You in Center of Lane
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58
Standalone Safety Lights
Standalone Safety Lights
The 'LET Light Stick' Will Keep You on Your Way in the Darkest Hour
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57
Preventative Autoventions
Preventative Autoventions
Ford Announces Car to Car Wifi to Avert Potential Accidents
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56
Driving Accident Awareness Apps
Driving Accident Awareness Apps
The Moscow Ministry of Internal Affairs Encourages Safety
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55
Driver Appendage Protectors
Driver Appendage Protectors
The GM Front Center Airbag is a Lifesaving Device
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54
Vibrating Luxury Cars
Vibrating Luxury Cars
The Cadillac Safety Alert Seat Rumbles to Warn Drivers of Crash Risks
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53
Steering Wheel Booze Monitors
Steering Wheel Booze Monitors
The Qinetiq Research Company is Developing Sensor-Based Technology
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52
Car Mirror Mobiles
Car Mirror Mobiles
Rear View Mirror Bluethooth Speakerphone Allows Hands-Free Road Safety
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51
Smartphone-Syncing SUVs
Smartphone-Syncing SUVs
Toyota's MirrorLink Ensures Your Personal Cloud Goes Everywhere
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50
Phone-Disabling Devices
Phone-Disabling Devices
Scosche cellCONTROL Ensures Safe Driving All the Time
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49
Hovering Human Commercials
Hovering Human Commercials
The Mercedes-Benz 'Thanks Airbag' Video is Solemn
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48
Sticky Seat Belts
Sticky Seat Belts
The Adel Tape Ad Campaign Relies on Feelings of Faith and Trust
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47
Sentimental Automotive Ads
Sentimental Automotive Ads
The Subaru ‘Baby Driver' Spot Makes a Profound Point
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46
Stranded Satellite Devices
Stranded Satellite Devices
The DeLorme InReach Keeps Adventurists Safe When Off the Grid
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45
Fractured Art Auto Ads
Fractured Art Auto Ads
The Volkswagen Phaeton Campaign Advocates Arriving in Better Shape
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44
Liquor Surveillance Safety Apps
Liquor Surveillance Safety Apps
The BrethalEyes App Scores if You're Too Drunk to Drive
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43
Hidden Hazard Auto Ads
Hidden Hazard Auto Ads
The Mercedes-Benz Trucks Campaign Promotes Danger-Detecting Breaks
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42
Emergency Locator Devices
Emergency Locator Devices
The Mace Buddi Gadget Keeps People Safe and Sound
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41
Sculptural Crossing Guards
Sculptural Crossing Guards
Don Luis Discourages J-Walking in the Name of Street Safety
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40
Informational Stoplights
Informational Stoplights
The Droplet Traffic Light Keeps Us Up-to-Date While Waiting
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39
Dangerously Driven Ads
Dangerously Driven Ads
Road Safety Trust 'Distracted Brains' Campaign Cleverly Obstructs Your View
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38
Electro Family Cars
Electro Family Cars
Caterham 3-Ole is a Perfect Car For the Family
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37
Glass-Shattering Inventions
Glass-Shattering Inventions
The Safety Hammer by Gao Meng Can Help Save Your Life
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36
External Airbags
External Airbags
'Isave' Inflated Panels Will Protect Drivers Before Impact
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35
Safety Supervising Keychains
Safety Supervising Keychains
The ZOMM Lifestyle Connect Keeps Tabs on Your Loved One
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34
High-Tech Steering Wheels
High-Tech Steering Wheels
The Touchscreen Steering Wheel Improves Driving Safety
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33
Crash Predicting Vehicles
Crash Predicting Vehicles
Self-Bracing Car
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32
Designer Seatbelts
Designer Seatbelts
UAE Solves Safety Concern with Unique Approach
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31
Car Senses Alterness
Car Senses Alterness
Toyota Concept Knows If Your Eyes Are Open
<
30
Adaptable Safety Signage
Adaptable Safety Signage
The Stickman Action Figure Contorts Hilarious Hazards
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29
Smartphone Motorcycle Displays
Smartphone Motorcycle Displays
The GaugeFace iPhone Dock Shows Vital Engine Data
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28
Virtual Display Headsets
Virtual Display Headsets
The 'Golden-i Headset' is Unveiled at CES 2012
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27
Luminescent Gravel
Luminescent Gravel
Eco Solution For Emergency Signs
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26
Risky Driving Ads
Risky Driving Ads
The SJ Swedish Rail Campaign Offers a Smarter Way to Travel
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25
Animalistic Traffic Cones
Animalistic Traffic Cones
Christophe Machet's Traffic Sheep Promotes Cute Safety
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24
Inflatable Bag-Deploying Apparel
Inflatable Bag-Deploying Apparel
The North Face Avalanche Airbag Clothing Can Save Your Life
<
23
Steering Wheel Smartphone Docks
Steering Wheel Smartphone Docks
Check for Calls and Messages Safely on the Road with Steer Safe
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22
Terrorizing Reckless Drivers
Terrorizing Reckless Drivers
The Pink Squad Will Teach You a Valuable Driving Lesson
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21
Inflatable Road Markers
Inflatable Road Markers
The Air Cone Tape Eliminates Pylon-Related Accidents
<
20
Starlet-Worthy Sedans
Starlet-Worthy Sedans
The Maybach 62 Guard is Armored Luxury for the Road
<
19
Stealthy Auto Safety Systems
Stealthy Auto Safety Systems
MOBILEYE C2-170 Jeep Hemi Unveiled at SEMA 2009
<
18
The Car You Can't Crash
The Car You Can't Crash
Volvo "City Safety Car"
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17
Chalk Outline Safety Campaigns
Chalk Outline Safety Campaigns
The NCRAARA Tire Ads Remind Drivers of Their Power
<
16
Exclamatory Hazard Signals
Exclamatory Hazard Signals
The LED Lights Barrier Prevents Collisions Against Breakdowns
<
15
Danger-Avoiding Auto Ads
Danger-Avoiding Auto Ads
The Volkswagen Side Assist Campaign Clevery Prevents Accidents
<
14
Distracted Driver Campaigns
Distracted Driver Campaigns
The Onida Mobile Ads Want You to Steer Clear of Phones While Driving
<
13
Super Safe Supercars
Super Safe Supercars
Mercedes ESF s400 Hybrid Concept Boasts Danger Control Driving
<
12
Hi-Tech Safety Windshields
Hi-Tech Safety Windshields
The Full-Rear-View Windscreen Monitor Eliminates Blind Spots
<
11
Human Air Bags
Human Air Bags
Prop Safety Devices For Seniors
<
10
Bulletproof Cars
Bulletproof Cars
Standard Protection on Mercedes S600 Guard
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9
Collision-Preventing Steering Wheels
Collision-Preventing Steering Wheels
The 'Inumflis' System Pulses When Danger Approaches
<
8
Motorcycle Safety Illustrations
Motorcycle Safety Illustrations
The IC4Design 'Ducati for ANCMA' ad is Stunning and Hyperdetailed
<
7
Air-Padded Car Seats
Air-Padded Car Seats
Airbag Technology Provides Extra Protection for Tots
<
6
Futuristic Pod Cars
Futuristic Pod Cars
The Volkswagen NILS Combines Style and Safety into One Compact Package
<
5
High-Tech Traffic Safety
High-Tech Traffic Safety
Hanyoung Lee's Virtual Wall
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4
Intelligent Wheels in Gas-Free Cars
Intelligent Wheels in Gas-Free Cars
Michelin ‘Active Wheel' and Venturi Volage
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3
Accident-Avoiding Autos
Accident-Avoiding Autos
The 2010 Volvo S60 Brakes on Detection of Pedestrians
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2
Hourglass Street Signage
Hourglass Street Signage
Thanva Tivawong 'Sand Glass' Traffic Lights are Visual and Visceral
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1
Bulletproof Luxury Vehicles
Bulletproof Luxury Vehicles
The Knight XV Offers Both Comfort and Security
<