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VIDEO: YouTube offers opt-in Safety Mode

VIDEO: YouTube offers opt-in Safety Mode

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YouTube, mindful that it's tough to police the hours of video that are uploaded to its site every minute, has introduced a new feature titled "Safety Mode". This is a switch, a bit like Google's "Safe Search", which aims to prevent objectionable content... >>

No-Contact electric shock jacket

No-Contact electric shock jacket

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Forget tasers for self-defense, the No-Contact jacket concept does all that with a press of a button. The No-Contact jacket is a wearable defensive jacket created for women "in their struggle for protection from violence". When activated by the wearer,... >>

Safe Turn indicators launch for cyclists

Safe Turn indicators launch for cyclists

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The Safe Turn indicators are worn on a cyclist's wrist and work like car indicators to alert others of imminent manoeuvres. The orange LED lights flash thanks to an internal tilt switch to detect the change in angle so automatically switches on when an... >>

Exelite self illuminating safety strap range launches

Exelite self illuminating safety strap range launches

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Safety equipment manufacturer, Exelite has launched its range of self illuminating recreational safety straps. Already widely used in industry, the new devices debut with the claim of greatly enhancing the safety of cyclists and other road users such... >>

Nissan trials mobile phone safety system

Nissan trials mobile phone safety system

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Nissan is developing an advanced mobile-phone based system to help reduce accidents involving pedestrians. The Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) will use 3G and GPS function to provide pedestrian location information to drivers. Geographical data... >>

Distractions cause accidents ‘Shocker’

Distractions cause accidents ‘Shocker’

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Eating while driving is dangerous, says a new report from the Department of the Bleeding Obvious. Actually it was based on research from a car insurance firm and Brunel University, which tested 26 experienced drivers in a car simulator who were asked... >>