Gash & Associates, P.C.
Se Habla EspaƱol
Toll Free :866-GASHLAW
Phone :914-505-6779

The benefits of advanced driver assistance systems

Automakers use the term Advanced Driver Assistance Systems to refer to any vehicle safety features that actively help in preventing vehicle damage and accidents. Car owners in New York who have such features are probably the best judges of their effectiveness, but they should know that most are satisfied with the features, according to a study from J.D. Power.

More than half said that ADAS helped prevent a crash within the first 90 days of owning the vehicle. In particular, 49% claimed that the blind spot alert helped them avoid a collision. This feature is made up of sensors that warn a driver when a vehicle is in a blind spot. These sensors also warn against traffic when drivers are backing up.

Backup cameras and parking sensors were effective for 42% of respondents in the study. It should be noted that backup cameras are required for all new vehicles in the U.S. More than a third mentioned either their forward collision alert or automatic emergency braking as helping in crash prevention. The former sets off lights and alarms when a driver is coming up too fast to a vehicle, and the latter applies the brakes for drivers. Many of these features are available for vehicles in all price ranges. However, any accidents that occur will leave drivers with damage to costly sensors.

If drivers incur not only vehicle damage but also physical injuries, they may want to see about filing a personal injury claim. A case evaluation from a lawyer may help determine how much they might receive in compensation. Damages could include medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
EMAIL US FOR A RESPONSE

Schedule A Free Consultation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Office Location:

235 Main Street White Plains, NY 10601 Toll Free: 866-GASHLAW Phone: 914-505-6779 White Plains Law Office Map

Office Numbers: