How IoT and machine learning can make our roads safer


Ben Dickson is a software engineer and freelance writer. He writes regularly on business, technology and politics. The transportation industry is associated with high maintenance costs, disasters, accidents, injuries and loss of life. Hundreds of thousands of people across the world are losing their lives to car accidents and road disasters every year. According to the National Safety Council, 38,300 people were killed and 4.4 million injured on U.S. roads alone in 2015.