A car developed in partnership with Sam Schmidt and Arrow Electronics has been voted the number 1 car innovation of 2016 so far.

The SAM which allows Schmidt Peterson Motorsports co-owner Sam Schmidt who is a quadriplegic following an accident while testing an IndyCar is controlled by Schmidt’s head movements.

Schmidt is able to control the brakes of the car by blowing into a straw like tube. Sam Schmidt became the first quadriplegic in America to be granted a drivers licence in his home state of Nevada.

 

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