Larry Snow with the Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Monday, August 20th, 2018
In Vehicle News
From Fox News
Automated car safety systems have saved many lives
Electronic blind-spot monitoring and lane-keeping systems do help to prevent crashes, according to new studies from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Based on the data, a total of 85,000 crashes would have been prevented if every car on the road had a lane-keeping system in 2015.
And from Motor Trend
California Tells Uber To Cease Autonomous Tests In San Francisco
Uber yesterday formally launched its test fleet of autonomous vehicles in San Francisco, and so far, the program is already off to a rough start. For starters, one vehicle was caught on camera running a red light and California is ordering Uber to cease the test program until it obtains a permit.
In Cyber Security News
From Business Insider
Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter could face fines if they fail to take down terrorist content within minutes
The EU is planning to crack down on tech companies like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter by imposing fines if they don’t remove terrorist material from their platforms quickly enough.
The EU Commissioner for Security Julian King told the Financial Times that in draft regulation due to be published next month, the EU will take a harder line with tech companies.
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