• Kyodo


Toyota Motor Corp. is testing cars equipped with a camera to detect traffic signals and stop signs as well as sound and panel alarms to warn of speeding in an attempt to reduce traffic accidents involving elderly drivers, which the automaker says mostly take place at or near intersections.

A media briefing was given Monday about a series of ongoing test sessions scheduled from February through May in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, with 50 drivers aged at least 65.

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