The Latest Technology to Help Prevent Collisions
Lane keeping assist
These systems warn drivers when they are driving over the lane divides. If the sensors sound an alarm if it detects the car drifting to the side, which can be very useful in cases of drowsy or distracted driving.
What more could you ask for than a bird’s eye view of everything around you? Much like the Google car, the camera is mounted on top of the car and assists with safely navigating through traffic.
Automated driving systems
The driverless car is on the way. Enjoy your morning paper and coffee, and let the on-board computer drive you to work! Are you ready for that?
That is just a glimpse at the latest and greatest innovations in collision prevention. These features are there to provide the driver with extra time to take corrective action; however, the driver should not totally rely on the technology. Never forget that you are in control of the car.
Source: The Globe and Mail