Samsung tests trucks that you can see through

Samsung's aim to make driving safer
Samsung's aim to make driving safer   

Samsung has a lofty idea to make highways safer for truck drivers and regular motorists—giant flat-screen TV panels.

Samsung's "safety truck" has a wireless camera installed on the grill that displays what's in front of the vehicle on a flatscreen TV attached to the back of the truck. That allows tailgaters and cautious drivers alike to see what's in front of trucks.

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Samsung Safety Truck makes trucks transparent in the name of road safety.
Source: Samsung
Samsung Safety Truck makes trucks transparent in the name of road safety.

Samsung announced the prototype truck last week.

Samsung said in a statement that the prototype truck is no longer operational but that the "idea can definitely save the lives of many people."

The Korean tech giant said the prototype trucks need more testing before appearing on roads.