Volvo's driver-sensing technology Modern safety thinking is a lot more high-tech, and concentrates as much on preventing accidents as surviving them. Ensuring the driver is alert is a big part of ... more 
Volvo's driver-sensing technology Modern safety thinking is a lot more high-tech, and concentrates as much on preventing accidents as surviving them. Ensuring the driver is alert is a big part of that, and Volvo's latest technology allows the car to sense when the driver is tired or not paying attention. In the meantime, the car's other safety systems can prevent you from straying from your lane or getting too close to the car in front. By recognizing the person sitting behind the wheel, the car could feasibly organize the car's various adjustable features--seat, wheel, mirrors--to that particular driver. less 
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