Automobile Safety Features for 2020

You Should Know These Car Safety Features

The large amount of cars on the road today makes an accident inescapable, so recognizing which vehicle safety features you ought to have ends up being essential. We’ve gone from the days of optional seatbelts to mandatory airbags, traction control, as well as tire pressure monitoring systems in nearly all new cars and trucks on the marketplace. The list of optional safety tech that’s now readily available on a lot of vehicles is shocking, and we’re working hard to see to it that your brand-new Porsche is the most secure one yet.

How Are Automobile Safety Ratings Calculated?

Presently, the NHTSA judges vehicles on a 5-Star scale based on their effectiveness in 3 certain collision tests: Front Collisions, Side Crashes, and Rollover Collisions. While crashes can take place in other circumstances these types of accidents are the most common, and based upon the research of these accidents, the appropriate safety devices are installed in a vehicle; so let’s take a quick look at each situation:

Front Collision Situation

This is when 2 cars are traveling in opposite directions and hit each other in a head-on accident, or when an automobile loses control and strikes an object (like a tree, utility pole, or a building) in a head-on collision.

Side Crash Situation

The most common side crash scenario is when one automobile fails to stop at a stop sign or traffic light and strikes the other vehicle on the side. This is commonly referred to as a t-bone, as the vehicles create a ‘T’ form when they collide. One more kind of side collision is when a vehicle loses control and slides sideways right into an obstacle like an utility pole or tree.

Rollover Situation

This scenario is when you lose control of your vehicle and it flips over. A rollover can be set off by losing control of your vehicle or a combination of severe maneuvers such as quick, high-speed turning to stay clear of an obstacle.

Which Car Safety Features are Required by Law?

Regardless of every one of the emerging vehicle safety features, there are only a few that are required by federal law. These mandated safety options consist of Seatbelts, Airbags, LATCH child safety seat system, Tire-Pressure Display, Electronic Stability Control, and Backup Cams. All-new cars and trucks will have that technology and furthermore, the NHTSA suggests these Vehicle Driver Assistance Technologies:

Forward Collision Alert

This technology spots a possible crash and signals the motorist a warning.

Automatic Emergency Braking

This technology immediately applies the brakes when a forward accident is imminent.

Lane Departure Warning

This system monitors lane markings and alerts the motorist if they unintentionally leave their lane.

Rear-View Cam

While currently mandatory on most brand-new vehicles, adding a electronic camera to older cars and trucks is recommended.

This checklist should not be interpreted as a complete checklist of safety functions, there will always be many different and emerging modern technologies that will help keep you safer.

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