New technology can warn drivers, prevent accidents

July 3, 2012

Right now 18 car manufactures, including some of the biggest like Ford and Toyota, offer optional forward collision avoidance on new cars.

There is a radar and laser imbedded into the grill of the car or truck which warns the driver it is approaching a slower or stopped car.

According to the highway loss data institute the high tech sensor is already being credited for reducing accidents by 14 percent.

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