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Droopy Eyelid Detector One Solution to Truck Crashes

It sounds like science fiction, but it’s not: cameras that monitor eyelids and sound a warning when they droop, jolting the driver to stay alert.

The system was among a handful of technologies that the government recommended adopting in the wake of a 2005 accident involving a jack-knifed Whole Foods Market Inc. truck and a motor coach carrying a high-school marching band.