Technology has forever changed the way we communicate. It’s no secret that life today is easier in many way than it was 20 or 30 years ago. New vehicle safety features are perhaps the biggest game changers we have seen recently. Sadly, someone dies in the United States every 30 minutes as a result of impaired or distracted driving, and someone is injured in a car accident every two minutes. The hope is that the use of technology in automobiles will prevent a large portion of these deaths and injuries.
Modern cars come equipped with a wide range of important safety features that aim to protect drivers, passengers, other motorists, pedestrians and cyclists. The key here is knowing how to use them. Apps for both Android and iPhone devices that can help you stay focused on the road are also being developed.
While there is no one single app or feature that will take driver error out of the equation, there are numerous technologies that are beneficial to drivers today.
Let’s look at how technology is helping reduce dangerous driving habits:
While these technologies are beneficial and have already saved lives, we still have a long way to go. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, please contact our Personal Injury Attorneys at 1-877-241-9554 to learn more about your legal options. A free consultation is just a phone call away.
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