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Q. Can vehicle upfitting improve driver safety and reduce vehicle accidents?

July 17, 2017, by - Also by this author

A. Yes. A properly spec'd upfit design can help reduce driver injuries, and insurance and liability claims. Aftermarket equipment such as grab handles, step bumpers, side steps, and drop-down ladder racks can reduce driver strain and fatigue while also improving efficiency. Additional safety equipment such as rearview and/or side camera systems, exterior warning lights, lane departure avoidance systems, front and rear sensing systems, back-up alarms, and spot mirrors can also increase driver visibility and awareness.

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