According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), new lane-changing warning systems in vehicles seem to cause more accidents. Many car manufacturers are developing crash-avoidance systems, which use computers, sensors and other technology. IIHS tests found that adaptive headlights and forward collision avoidance with automatic braking are effective in reducing the number of car accidents. However, features like park assist and blind spot warnings aren’t as effective.
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Costly car safety technology backfires