Every year, the numbers of accidents and victims on the road continue to increase, despite the numerous measures taken to reduce them. While it should be borne in mind that the main cause of fatal accidents is still driver distraction, could technology help reduce these figures? 

The construction sector generates more than 5% of GDP and employs more than one million workers, despite the impact of the 2008 financial crisis. However, its major role in the economy contrasts with its low level of digitalization and innovation, severely limiting its productivity and growth. Currently, only agriculture lags behind in terms of technology implementation. 

From wildfires in Australia, California and even the middle of Siberian Russia, to floods in Asia, desert locusts in Africa, tropical cyclones in the Americas, a record hurricane season in the Atlantic, and the storms that have been buffeting Europe of late, 2020 has witnessed ten meteorological disasters around the world, each having resulted in insured damages worth 1.5 billion dollars, exceeding the total registered in 2019, according to a report published by the NGO Christian Aid, “Counting the cost 2020. A year of climate breakdown.