John Sabou, MSc is PhD Candidate at Leiden University, Centre for Terrorism & Counterterrorism
We increasingly turn to information and communication technologies (ICTs) to help us impact our environments in meaningful ways and respond to the many challenges we face. One challenge in particular is how we respond to natural and manmade disasters.
Since the inception of the automobile, centralized authority governing road side security was largely kept out of the hands of citizens. However, with new smart-phone applications and social media, users are re-innovating their roles in motorway safety.