Essay on Technology Is The Best Health Achievement Of The Century

700 Words Apr 18th, 2016 3 Pages
In modern society, technology rules over nearly every aspect of peoples’ lives. Whether they’re using a smartphone to connect with those around them, or they’re using a GPS navigator to find the best route from point A to point B, or even if they’re utilizing a vehicle with push-to-start capabilities. Advancements in the world of technology are never-ending. While not everyone may be pro-technology, most people would agree that it is beneficial to humans in more ways than one. In a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in partnership with Smithsonian Magazine (2014), 66% of people who had received a college-level education believed that technological changes will lead to a future where people’s lives are mostly better. In particular, these advancements towards vehicles could lead to the “greatest health achievement of the century.” (Brown, M., 2015) Cars have evolved to become self-driving, and have, in turn, started a revolution in the auto industry in terms of safety, ecological friendliness, and global accessibility. The most prominent advantage of autonomous vehicles, safety, is infinitely higher than that of standard motorized vehicles due to new technological capabilities equipped in these vehicles. V2V or “vehicle-to-vehicle” technology, allows these cars to communicate with each other and vital information regarding location as well as nearby vehicles and other moving objects, such as children or pets, to provide warnings about dangers that were…

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