New technology has changed the way cars function. The features now available in most vehicles are meant to assist drivers and keep them, and their passengers, safer on the road.
But all the new bells and whistles that beep, light up or vibrate when the car is in use may be confusing or intimidating until you get to know how they work. Here’s a video look at some of the most common.
Drowsy Driver Alerts
- Know when it’s time to rest
Lane Departure Warning
- Keeps drivers from drifting across lanes
Adaptive Cruise Control
Keeps a set distance, even when speed changes
This and the following four videos Courtesy of National Safety Council
Sensors see what the driver cannot
Automatic Emergency Braking
Stops the car when the driver doesn’t respond
Forward Collision Warning
Alerts drivers to hazards ahead
Eyes in the back of your head