Bandar Seri Begawan, 5 September 2020 – When you’re buying a car, it’s important to look out for quality safety features. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), safe vehicles are vital in averting crashes and reducing the likelihood of serious injury on the off-chance that they happen.
Luckily, cars made in the 21st Century are built to address this issue and are now often equipped with smart, state-of-the-art technology features to keep drivers safe on the road. Modern Land Rover vehicles are not only equipped with sturdy, reliable components but also with software controls in our increasingly technological world.
One such technology to look out for is Lane Keep Assist. As creatures of comfort and habit, it’s easy to drift out of lane when you take a moment to change the radio station or talk to the kids in the back seat. When this unintentional lane drifts happen, cars equipped with Lane Keep Assist can steer you back into lane.
Similarly, the Blind Spot Assist is an innovative feature designed to keep you out of harm’s way. When the sensors in your car detect another vehicle in or approaching your blind spot, Blind Spot Assist will utilize steering torque to guide your car away from any vehicles. This feature is especially helpful for new and inexperienced drivers, as well as driving in visually unfavorable conditions.
One of the trickiest parts of driving can be parking. If you’re one to get anxious when reverse parking or parallel parking, consider the 360° Camera System. It makes easy for drivers to get an all-around view of their surroundings, alerting them to hazards such as other cars, pedestrians and blockage in the parking lot.
Another parking feature to look out for is Advanced Park Assist which makes parking in tight spaces easier than ever. Cars equipped with this system can accurately steer itself during parking maneuvers and all you have to do is control the brakes and accelerator.
Many motor accidents are caused by lapses in concentration and focus. This can happen to anyone when the body is fatigued, distracted and inattentive, especially during long commutes or heavy traffic situations. Modern cars are combatting this by equipping cars with Driver Condition Monitors, a system that collects thousands of data points in an algorithm to detect lapses of concentration and tiredness in the driver and suggests taking a break.
Other systems like Cruise Control and Steering Assist make navigating these situations safer and easier. These smart systems can automatically center your vehicle in lane and will allow you to set a preferred speed and following distance. There is no need for constant switches between brakes and accelerators anymore when the system automates this process for you.
Finally, look to car dealers that offer roadside assistance. At Land Rover, trained technicians are on stand-by 24/7 and just a phone call away. Human errors are bound to happen and when they do, whether it be minor accidents, break downs or locking your keys inside your vehicle, it’s good to know that your car dealer and insurance agent has a cushion for you to fall on.
It can be overwhelming to look for all these features when searching for your perfect vehicle. Land Rover cars make it convenient by incorporating them as either standard built-in features or optional add-ons into their line of vehicles. They are designed to give you peace of mind both on and off the road.
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