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Regulating traffic accidents with music

I have found on numerous times that when i drive my car, depending on the music I listen and drive accordingly to the music beats and tempo.

What I am suggesting is a driving radio station, which can be on the phone of the users, and plays them music according to the street the people are in.

So suppose a user is waiting on traffic lights then the Gps of the mobile can detect that and start playing music that is calm and relaxing as he accelerates the music can be changed to something with more beat.

This can be done very easily, i have already been developing a website that searches music on mood or keyword (http://www.ilovethismusic.com/Song/Search?q=calm&searchType=Mood&songFormat=2).

All that would be left to be done would be a mobile application.

Anyway this is just some random idea I had, if you think you can improve on it please comment.

Update: I also think this could go nicely with automatic driving concepts.

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  • May 13 2011: interesting idea. although in stop-and-go traffic the constant changes in music could be really annoying. I've wondered a lot about the difference in traffic speed when a really popular radio station plays fast vs. slow music. surely, if 3 out of 10 cars are listening to the same fast song, traffic speeds up a little?
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      May 14 2011: H mm this could be an issue, the transition in music would need to be very smooth. I have wondered about that with the radio station also. I think somebody should make a Ted talk about that phenomena.

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