Inspiration

Millions die in preventable car accidents every year, we want to offer visualized data on the safety of roads.

What it does

Uses a database of the history of car accidents and their causes in California to display road incidents.

How I built it

Using Leaflet map API and implementing it into a website application using JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JSON, Node.Js.

Challenges I ran into

Implementing the map API, parsing large amounts of data.

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

Implementing the map API, creating a live website, parsing large amounts of data from different file formats and learning new languages.

What I learned

HTML, CSS, JavaScript Fundamentals, API implementations, team collaboration.

What's next for SafeRides

Using a live feed of car crash data as the input for our program, expanding to the whole United States, rating every road in the United States using a proper rating algorithm.

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