A whole lot of shakin' may point out bad driving

Moran, Tim
December 1999
Automotive News;12/6/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5851, p32O
Trade Publication
Offers a look at the haptic feedback systems which alert drivers to changing road conditions or bad driving decisions. How the haptic system works; Features of the haptic system; Details on the trial of the system using the Ford Crown Victoria.


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