Reply to post: Re: Wing mirrors

Nvidia flops out teraflop X1 for self-aware cars

Dave 126 Silver badge

Re: Wing mirrors

> A camera can be stuck at any convenient point

Indeed, the driver-side camera can be placed to eliminate the 'over the shoulder' blind-spot. I've been witness to a collision (thankfully nobody physically hurt) caused by a car driver moving into the faster lane of a motorway without looking over his shoulder (and thus he didn't see an articulated lorry).

I believe Volvo or Toyota tried using radar - giving vibration feedback to the driver through the indicator stalks - to warn drivers in this same situation. Unfortunately, it relied upon the driver actually using their indicators...

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