In Ann Arbor, Michigan, 64 lucky volunteers have been given a year of free car usage. One woman who received a Mercedes Benz recently spoke about the pleasant surprise. The operation is all part of a study being conducted by a consortium of automobile manufacturers and the Transportation Research Institute at the University of Michigan. The Safety Pilot Model Deployment project has equipped the donated cars with sensors, cameras, and other recording devices as part of an effort to test technology that alerts the driver to perceived unsafe conditions.
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