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Automatic Braking

Automatic Emergency Braking Reduces Rear-end Crashes by 46%

Automatic emergency braking with a forward collision alert reduced rear-end striking crashes by 46% while lane change alert with a side blind zone alert reduced lane change crashes by 26%, according to a new study from GM and the University of Michigan.

3 Essential Vehicle Safety Technologies

High-tech features and advanced driver assistance systems are becoming more readily available, and they have the potential to reduce the rates of crashes, fatalities and injuries on the nation’s roadways.

Four Automakers Add Automatic Braking to 90% of New Vehicles

While 10 automakers reported equipping more than 50% of the vehicles they produced between Sept. 1, 2017 and Aug. 31, 2018 with automatic emergency braking, the top four among these managed to equip 90% or more with the crash avoidance technology.

Automatic Braking Study to Identify More Benefits of the Tech

Although automatic emergency brake systems have proven to prevent typical front-to-rear crashes, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is exploring additional opportunities to increase the effectiveness of the technology.

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