What would happen if every car is obliged by law to have a CCTV camera mounted in front of the driver, which immediately beams his face prominently onto an LED screen fixed on the roof of the vehicle for the world to see?
Simple answer, we would have better-mannered drivers on the road.
Such a contraption would force drivers to behave towards each other the way pedestrians have to. They will have to interact with fellow users of public thoroughfares on a face-to-face basis, literally, just like pedestrians do. Of course, pedestrians are not always polite and civil to each other, but they certainly exercise more public consciousness than drivers do in general.
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