The Drive Alert (left) and Drive Alert II (right) are electronic devices that are designed to warn you when you are falling asleep while driving. They are worn on the ear. If you tilt too far an alarm sounds in your ear. Part of me thinks this is an interesting example of mistake-proofing. Another part of me thinks this device may be facilitating driving in a very impaired state.


Mistake-proofing category: mistake detection
Setting function: Physical
Regulatory function: Warning
Source: Off-the-shelf


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