Israeli roads can be dangerous and not just because drivers ed consists of bumper cars. There are worse things ahead like Muslim mobs throwing stones and firebombs.
One Israeli innovator in the start up nation has a solution. An App that uses incidents to plot a route away from the attacks. While similar apps exist for more conventional traffic conditions, this may be the first “Muslim Terror Ahead” app.
Only in Israel: a new app for android phones lets drivers know if they are about to drive into a mob armed with firebombs and rocks.
Such ambushes have killed and maimed many Israelis over the years, including a baby girl, Adelle Biton, who has been barely clinging to life in the Schneider Children’s Hospital since last month.
The app will warn you if you are driving towards a rock attack, Molotov cocktail attack based on real-time reporting of security incidents by drivers.
It will also let you know if you are driving into the Palestinian Authority by mistake, a problem with GPS systems that are not geared to Israel and advise the shortest route between two places which may mean going through a PA area.
Of course if Obama Inc. gets its way and Israel is partitioned further to make way for a contiguous Palestinian Muslim state cutting through Israel, then the app is going to have to work even harder.