In the second episode of Season 2 of our “Futurismo” podcast, we tell the story of one safety technology — the seat belt ignition interlock system — and how it rose from obscurity to a national mandate within years. Then it quickly became a massive failure. The debate and lessons could resonate with the advanced safety systems of today and the self-driving car of tomorrow. Subscribe through a podcast app.
An invention that sparked a backlash
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