Driver assist programs actually cut crashes by 49 per cent

November 25, 2022

Safety technology such as automatic emergency braking has proven effective in cutting in half the number of rear-end collisions, and significantly reducing the number of serious injuries caused by the most common type of crash on American roadways, according to a sweeping new study released Tuesday. The study, produced in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation and eight automakers, as well as crash data reported by police in 13 states, was called “the largest government-automaker study to date about the real-world effectiveness of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) in passenger vehicles.”  Read original article here.

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