Every year, an estimated 50 million people worldwide get in traffic accidents, and more than a million of those crashes result in fatalities.
It's a massive global problem, and it's getting worse in developing countries where automobile growth is increasing rapidly.
So a company in Massachusetts created by a pair of MIT professors is trying to change that.
Here & Now's Sacha Pfeiffer visits the app's developers for Here & Now Contributing Station WBUR.
This segment aired on October 17, 2014.