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IIHS Is Encouraging Advanced Collision Avoidance Systems

IIHS Is Encouraging Advanced Collision Avoidance Systems

IIHS Is Encouraging Advanced Collision Avoidance Systems Published August 28, 2012 By Jeff Cobb A growing number of new vehicles – be they alternative energy powered or not – are making advanced crash avoidance technologies available and the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) is encouraged by this. In fact, the IIHS is actively encouraging their adaptation through several ongoing efforts, including its new interactive Web page for consumers to browse and see whether the car they might be getting has such features as forward collision avoidance, adaptive headlights, lane departure warning, or blind spot protection. We last wrote about these features and researchers' findings in July which you can scan here . Or, in very simplified terms for your review, these advanced automotive technologies are computer aided features to help keep the vehicle in control, and prev...

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