REDUCING THERISING DEATH TOLL
It is assumed that one of the biggest killers on the road is drink driving
Did you know that the actual killer is driver fatigue?
"In 2012 more people in NSW died in fatigue-related crashes than drink driving crashes."
Although rest areas have been introduced they're poorly executed and provide inadequate services.Many drivers simply don't feel comfortable stopping
Who this matters to?
Fatigue effects all drivers and with 17 633 493 motor vehicles on the road in 2014 its vital we fix this issue
What people think
MattBec"I have never stopped at a rest stop area for the 10 years I have been driving""Usually just take a coffee or energy drink with me when I do a long trip and when I do stop I defiantly don't stop at rest stops because there are so dirty!"
Our two part solution!
1.Improve rest stops to meet standards people expect2. Create a smartphone app that helps promote users taking rests through ease of use & reward
Lets give our rest stops:
· Food & Drink via vending machines· Sleeping area via sleeping pod· Real toliets (not drop toliets)· Better more consistent signage & lighting
Australias best navigation app
· Doesn't get confused routing long drives· Automatically adds in resting peroids· App can verify when you take a rest· Earn free snacks & safe driver pts for resting
People we surveyed
JadeChad"I like the app because it finds a more logical route for those long drives and figures out for me when's a good time to take a break""Usually just take a coffee or energy drink with me when I do a long trip and when I do stop I defiantly don't stop at rest stops because there are so dirty!"
Lets make our rest stops great!Drive for the journey,not the destination!