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Driving with Big Brother--Part IV

Ted Balaker
February 27, 2007, 3:44pm

Over the decades, driving has been getting much safer (as measured by declining highway fatality rates). But how can we make roads safer still? Teenagers, especially boys, are (big surprise) some of the most dangerous drivers. Maybe we could yank their keys? Or just mount some cameras? The company says it won't watch the videos, but you can bet Mom and Dad will. And often that's often enough to provoke safer driving habits: The self-interested reasons for offering the free service: It's a great way to lure customers, and: WSJ (subscription req'd) article here. Related: Driving with Big Brother: Three, Two, One

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