Connecticut Auto Accidents: V2V Technology Could Reduce Accidents

Monday, April 3rd, 2017 by | Posted In: Auto Accidents
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ct auto accident v2v technologyConnecticut auto accidents could be reduced when vehicle-to-vehicle technology is commonplace in all light-duty vehicles. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed late last year that vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology be deployed on vehicles as a measure to prevent auto accidents.

The technology allows vehicles to “talk” with one another and could prevent crashes. Here are some facts about the technology:

  1. Range of just over 984 feet
  2. Can “see” around corners and “through” other vehicles (as in passing situations)
  3. Can warn drivers of other driver behavior such as stopped vehicles or those that are speeding up

The technology has applications that may help drivers including:

The NHTSA is currently accepting public comments at www.safercar.gov/v2v.

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