Thought for the month

“It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.” Edmund Burke, politician (1729 – 97).

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Car chat

Driver decisions and thus automotive safety would be enhanced if vehicles could “talk” to each other and exchange information in real time. In the US, moves are underway to promote vehicle to vehicle (V2V) communications in a push for better road safety and to help facilitate self driving cars. Legal issues and allocating a suitable, secure, wireless spectrum for the V2V communications are non trivial matters to be dealt with.

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