17 Feb 15
Toyota Using Oculus Rift In Their Distracted Driving Simulator
TeenDrive365 is a program by Toyota created to encourage healthy driving habits for teens and young adults. Toyota is now using Oculus Rifts to demonstrate the dangers of distracted driving. People who visit the Toyota event will be able to try out the Distracted Driving Simulator using the Oculus Rift. Complete with 3D visuals and sounds, participants get inside a real Toyota vehicle and simulate driving down a city street while being distracted by music, people and cell phones. The purpose to to help demonstrate to teenagers and parents the dangers of driving while distracted.
If you would like to try out the Distracted Driving Simulator, you’re in luck. Toyota is touring the U.S. and is bringing the Distracted Driving Simulator to different cities. To see if the Toyota TeenDrive365 event will be near you please check out their events page.