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Smart road technology could turn highways into crash-sensing ‘touchpads’!

By Pulltarps Mfg | June 28, 2018
Smart pavements can instantly detect if a car has crashed or left the road surface. Photo: georgeclerk / Getty Images

Colorado to test sensor-studded pavement along dangerous stretch of Highway 285.

They’re called smart roads: highways studded with sensors that monitor wear and tear and “feel” vehicles like fingers on a touchpad, and that are connected to the internet to alert motorists to traffic jams and automatically summon help when accidents occur.

And they’re coming to Colorado this summer.  Story by David Cox / www.nbcnews.com.

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