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It will save many lives, because of more reliable evacuation.


The start-up of VEWS, including installing DSRC receivers in all traffic signals, and installing VEWS CD units in each vehicle and building unit, will be expensive.


The voice files will reassure people during an emergency situation.


There is the possibility of equipment malfunction, although currently existing sirens will still be in place as a back-up system.


The VEWS technology can be adapted for use in communities at risk for other natural disasters, including tsunamis and wildfires.