Collision Avoidance Technology

Collision avoidance has certainly come a long way over the years, and before too long such safety technology will no doubt be mandatory in all new vehicles, just as the installation of airbags has become.

There are vast differences in effectiveness of implementation across automotive manufacturers however as can be seen in the accompanying video from the IIHS (America’s equivalent to ANCAP); in which they evaluate 74 different vehicles to establish a worlds first crash avoidance ratings.

Accident prevention will clearly have the biggest impact of any safety measures to date on the road toll … and perhaps eventually lead to the demise of the panel beating industry all together.

 

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