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A new driving system designed by the Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia, or RAC WA is powered by brain signals that indicate if the driver is paying attention or not. A recent study by the Erie insurance group revealed that about 10% of fatal crashes are due to some form of distracted driving. Some innovative organizations are betting that the technology could be an answer to that problem.A new driving system designed by the Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia, working with brain monitoring technology company Emotiv is powered by brain signals that indicate if the driver is paying attention or not. Created as a way to cut down on distracted driving, the vehicle, a Hyundai i40 is outfitted with custom designed software. The software interacts with Emotiv’s neuroheadset that measures how focused the driver is on operating the car. If the headset shows that the driver is distracted, the vehicle will automatically slow down to a speed approximately 9 miles per hour. Pat Walker, the Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia’s executive general manager said: “The impact of inattention is now comparable to the number of deaths and serious injuries caused by speed and drink driving, What do you think? Can the attention-powered car help cut down on accidents caused due to distracted driving?