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Push-Button Sobriety Test

General Motors is developing a numbers game with an automotive-safety twist. The device, built into the instrument panel, displays for a few seconds a random number of up to five digits from one to nine the moment the ignition key is turned on.

Then the numbers disappear and keys on a board, just below a scoreboard, are illuminated. The keyboard is similar to that of a push-button telephone.

The driver now has a short period of time in which to pinch the numbers he has just seen displayed on the scoreboard. If he does this correctly in. the time allowed--and GM... Login to read more
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