Safety Technologies Are More Present Than Ever

January 30, 2013 by  
Filed under Car Safety

Reports show that vehicles are now safer than ever and that since more safety technologies have been added to modern automobiles, people have become better and safer drivers as a result.

Due to the increasing number of features, auto experts have decided to take a look into the series of newer technologies and how they have made their way into our everyday life by making their presence indispensable. If you own a car without these technologies, you may want to shop around for the features since some of them could make your life much easier.

Some of the indispensable new auto technologies that have proliferated in the past include the Bluetooth, which is a type of connectivity feature that could be useful when you need to answer the phone while behind the wheel or integrate auto and phone features without using your hands to do so. The radio, navigation systems and other features can be easily manipulated with the help of the Bluetooth technology.

Blind-spot monitor could also be useful when the driver is about to make a lane change. According to experts, this technology warns drivers if there’s a vehicle in the blind spot, which could help the driver to prevent accidents.

Auto technology also made backup cameras a possibility. According to some experts, these devices have been more popular and more vehicles have been equipped with the device in the past years. These devices are especially helpful to drivers of lager vehicles like SUVs. Each year, back-over accidents kill about 50 children in the country. Drivers are able to prevent accidents with the help of a backup camera.

Features like automatic headlights, adjustable front seats and lumbar support, headed seats, auto door unlock technology, auto trunk release and built-in trip computer with fuel mileage and range are some of the features that are now indispensable to the modern-day driver. More technologies are constantly being developed and features that could make accidents a thing of the past are slowly being added to modern vehicles, making roads safer everywhere.

Experts urge drivers without basic safety technologies in their vehicles to either think about purchasing a new model or equipping their vehicles with better technologies in order to make vehicles safer and more reliable.

To learn more about these features and other technologies we haven’t mentioned and how they have been making our cars and roads safer, click here for the article.


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