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A Car That Won't Let You Drink and Drive

Engineers are working on a car that drives itself, but what may come first is a car that doesn't let YOU drive when you've had too much to drink.

In 1982, about 49% of drivers killed in car wrecks had blood-alcohol levels of 0.08 or higher. By 1994, that...
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Why We Need a Car That Drives Itself

As the population ages, a big problem is if (and when) to take driver's licenses away from elderly drivers, who may no longer have good enough eyesight or reflexes to safely drive a vehicle, especially in modern, suburbs, where it's often necessary to negotiate a highway in order to buy groceries. Many cities are in the throes of deciding...

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