The danger of loose objects in the car: challenges and opportunities for ubiquitous computing

@inproceedings{Avrahami2011TheDO,
  title={The danger of loose objects in the car: challenges and opportunities for ubiquitous computing},
  author={Daniel Avrahami and Michael T. Yeganyan and Anthony LaMarca},
  booktitle={UbiComp},
  year={2011}
}
Every year, loose objects inside cars during crashes cause hundreds of serious injuries and even deaths. In this paper, we describe findings from a study of 25 cars and drivers, examining the objects present in the car cabin, the reasons for them being there, and driver awareness of the potential dangers of these objects. With an average of 4.3 potentially dangerous loose objects in a car's cabin, our findings suggest that despite being generally aware of potential risks, considerations of… CONTINUE READING

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