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Auto Safety Advanced Technologies From NCAP


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New and advanced safety technologies are considerably broadening the automotive safety landscape. Euro NCAP Advanced aims to provide car buyers with clear guidance about the safety benefits offered by these new technologies. Here is a list of some advanced safety systems recently developed by car manufacturers.

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Blind Spot Monitoring

Blind Spot Monitoring is detecting other vehicles located to the driver's side and rear. This system helps you avoid a crash with a vehicle in the lane next to you by continuously screening the blind spots to the side of your vehicle.

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Lane Support Systems

Lane Support Systems can assist and warn you when you unintentionally leave the road lane or when you change lane without indication.

Sometimes a moment of inattention is enough to make your vehicle stray from its lane. The systems monitor the position of the vehicle in the road lane and while Lane Departure Warning warns you if the car unintentionally wanders from the path, Lane Keeping Support helps you correct the course of your car.

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Speed Alert

Speed Alert helps you keep the correct speed and avoid speed related traffic crashes and speeding. Speed Alert informs you about the speed limits and tells you when you are about to exceed them.

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Warning and Emergency Braking Systems

Warning and Emergency Braking Systems detect at an early stage the danger of a crash with the vehicle in front of you.

In the case of a potential collision, they warn you about the danger and when there is no reaction to the warning, the technologies activate the brakes together with systems such as seatbelt pretension to avoid or mitigate a crash.

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Attention Assist

Attention Assist is a drowsiness detection system that warns drivers to prevent them falling asleep momentarily whilst driving. It will prompt them to take a break before it's too late.