Your Car May Call for Help for You
We’re at the “Connected Car” feature event at CTIA…
We’re at the “Connected Car” feature event at CTIA… not surprisingly carriers (AT&T) and auto manufacturers (GM, Tesla, Ford, etc.) are speeding toward a world where your car is akin to a smartphone on wheels.
Can’t happen soon enough – this will make it even easier for drivers to signal for assistance when their vehicle has a hiccup.
And why stop there? We see the day where your car will know before you that trouble’s ahead, and take action to request help from Urgent.ly – all while you sit back and watch help arrive on your dash screen.
Those are the kinds of connections we like.
Many individuals and local authorities have already jumped on the opportunity to remind users to drive safely. There are even signs popping up on highways to encourage safer driving.
Luckily, there are tools out there to help the tech-obsessed (or the poke-obsessed) improve their driving. One of our favorites is an app called TrueMotion Family! The app analyzes your driving in order to provide you with a score - and insights as to how you drive. It's perfect for parents who want to monitor their teen drivers. The app gives parents the power to see where their kids drive, and produces a 'report card' on their driving in addition to an assessment of whether they were driving distracted (using their cell phone). Plus, families have access to roadside assistance on-demand from right within the TrueMotion app.
I don’t remember Ash, Misty, or Brock driving cars in their quest to be the very best, like no one ever was. And there aren’t vehicles any in PokemonGO. At Urgent.ly, we love the game and just like you, we’re prepared to travel across the land searching far and wide to catch 'em all, but we encourage you to put safety first in your travels! Remember that the power of Pokemon is awesome in augmented reality but automobiles are a powerful tool meant for use in the real world and require optimum focus to operate safely. In a world we must defend, you can start by driving safely, and catch and train ‘em all when you’re not operating a vehicle.
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