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Biking Protection courtesy of Modern Fibers

An airbag helmet for bicycle riders is an idea that is long overdue and only possible thanks to pliant and tough artificial fibers derived from petroleum products. The helmet conceals an airbag collar that only deploys in the event of a serious collision.

Technology Makes Truck Driving Safer

Driving a truck cross country can be exhausting, and studies show that driving while sleepy is almost as dangerous as driving while intoxicated. A Brazilian creative agency working with Ford created a trucker hat that detects when a driver is drowsy through sensors and a gyroscope in the cap that identifies telltale signs of fatigue.