Are Connecticut Drivers Relying on Auto Technology Too Much?
Driver safety technologies would prevent 2.7 million auto accidents nationwide and 9,500 deaths.\, if installed on all vehicles. Unfortunately, many drivers are unaware of the safety limitations to these technologies.
- 40% of drivers did not know the difference between automatic emergency braking and forward collision warnings;
- 80% of drivers who had vehicles with blind spot monitoring believed that it detected pedestrians, cyclists, etc. when the technology does not detect those objects and felt comfortable solely relying on the technology without double checking for pedestrians/cyclists.
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