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Korea’s Aging Society Calls for New Traffic Guidelines for Elderly Drivers

Korea’s Aging Society Calls for New Traffic Guidelines for Elderly Drivers

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean society is rapidly aging, resulting in a surging number of elderly drivers. By 2020, Korea will be home to 4 million drivers aged 65 and older, which is about 10 percent of its population.  To better prepare for the coming demographic shift and its implications for road safety, [...]

Korean Driver’s License Test a Piece of Cake

Korean Driver’s License Test a Piece of Cake

SEOUL, August 4 (Korea Bizwire) – Due to a recent increase in the number of fatal traffic accidents, the procedure to obtain a driver’s license in South Korea has become the object of public criticism. The Korean driver’s license examination was simplified for the “convenience of citizens” in 2010 and 2011, putting everyone at risk by [...]

Face Recognition AI Used to Prevent Fatal Auto Accidents

Face Recognition AI Used to Prevent Fatal Auto Accidents

SEOUL, August 2 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent automobile accident in Busan that resulted in three fatalities and a dozen injuries may have been caused by a seizure suffered by a 53-year-old driver named Kim, who had been diagnosed with epilepsy. Back in mid-May, a tour bus crashed into vehicles at the entrance of Bongpyeong Tunnel [...]