5 Safety Features You Must Have in Your Car

With new and better technology developing, safety features are one of the main types of products that keep getting enhancements. Transportation is one of the main industries that rely heavily on these advancements to deliver consistent results.

These five safety features you must have in your car were developed after years of research and will give you a safer commute and a better experience. Technology keeps updating to improve your lifestyle and open the door to new opportunities and adventures.

Automatic Braking

This new feature allows your car to stop in reaction to various situations that could unfold in front of you without warning. It works with front and back sensors that will alert you with beeping sounds, or it will come to a complete stop even if you don’t step on the brakes. Automatic braking still requires your full attention on the road, but it will give you an extra set of eyes if needed.

Blind Spot Aid

Side-view mirrors now have a safety feature that will notify you when another car passes you so you can stay in your lane and avoid a collision. The blind spot aid works in two different ways. It will alert you when your blinker is on, but you must wait to move, and when another car approaches you in your blind spot, a light will turn on. Your rear-view mirror and a reverse camera will also help you with your blind spots to make your interaction on the road safer.

Window Warmers

A common situation with cold weather is that your window will fog, reducing visibility and making it challenging to drive appropriately. Windshields and back windows come with special vents or wires that will warm your windows to make this fogging disappear, improving visibility. If your car does not have these or your windows are especially foggy, you can prevent window fogging with other simple practices.

Lane Assistance

Long-distance driving can get monotonous and, in the worst case, cause you to doze off. That’s why lane assistance is an essential safety feature in your car. Lane assistance is a system that works with cameras to keep your vehicle from accidentally switching lanes by following the road lines.

Automatic Headlights

Turning headlights on at dusk is a safety guideline everyone needs to follow while driving. But because there is still some light at this time, some people forget to do this. Vehicles now have a feature that allows you to set your headlights to automatically turn on when natural light reduces. This will make your commute safer, and you can leave this setting on constantly without problems.

By Dianne Pajo

Dianne Pajo is a writer based out of the Chicagoland area with a passion for music, combat sports, and animals. She enjoys competing in amateur boxing and kickboxing, but in her other leisure time, you can find her performing music around the city. She is also a dog mom of 2.