[email protected] reports ICS has significantly reduced pedal misapplication & vehicle reversing accidents
Toyota reports Intelligent Clearance Sonar has significantly reduced pedal misapplication & vehicle reversing accidents 26 December 2016 Toyota Motor Corporation conducted a survey of accidents occurring in parking lots involving three models in Japan (the Alphard, the Vellfire, and the Prius) equipped with the Intelligent Clearance Sonar (ICS) system—a system which helps to prevent or mitigate collision damage in parking spaces. According to the survey of data—conducted from January 2015 to June 2016—from approximately 2,500 accidents from insurance companies that cover the policies for about 60,000 of these above mentioned vehicles, pedal misapplication accidents fell by approximately 70%, and accidents related to reversing have been reduced by approximately 40%. Accidents caused by pedal misapplication were identified based on customer reports. No clear difference was c...