Is The Entertainment Tech In Vehicles Cancelling Out The Safety Tech?

 Thursday, August 15, 2019

 Canadian Underwriter

Brokers looking to give their customers any positive news on rates potentially coming down shouldn’t get their hopes up.

That’s because industry experts believe there’s little indication that we’ll see fewer collisions on roads despite all the safety technology found in today’s new vehicles.

A driver could have a number of alarm bells go off while behind the wheel, including audible beeps if you are drifting from the lane, adaptive cruise control, and sensors that can tell if they’re falling asleep behind the wheel.

It’s all part of what is referred to as ADAS, or advanced driver assistance systems. Despite all the fancy safety gadgets, the number of reported collisions is up.