The idea that passing a driver’s exam is proof that someone’s ready for the complex task of driving, is becoming obsolete. Interest in smarter design and software that give drivers greater precision and protection while on the road is growing. Between 2015 and 2016, Americans spent 69 percent more of their time using apps on their mobile devices than they did between 2014-and 2015. The desire to have apps play a more integral role in the driving process is a logical next consumer expectation, it’s safe to say. Read on for just five of the ways that technology will facilitate safer driving.