According to NHK Net News Web Easy, [ Matsuda], an automobile company made a system for which makes a car stop automatically and safely when a driver suddenly become unwell.
An camera checks a driver’s eyes’ movement. When the camera detects that a driver fall asleep or suddenly lose consciousness, then letting the driver know by making a loud sound.
When the driver does not move then a car changes to automated driving. Let people around or other drivers know of abnormality by honking a horn and putting a hazard lamp on. It stops at the edge on a highway and stops slowly on other roads. Matsuda is to plan to sell cars with this systems next year.
The Matsuda is saying 「Even if a driver becomes unwell, a car will help person. We want to make cars with a peace of mind」
Honda Motor, Hino Motor and other companies have also started making this kind of technology.
The actual article from NHK
As I am getting older, it worries me a bit of driving. Not only my side but other drivers also might suddenly become unwell. Anything can happen on roads. This kind of system assure us with knowing that a car we are driving can help us. I can not wait for driving this sort of cars.