VW Now Getting Serious With Safety Via New Vision Zero Project (Video)
Aug 30, 2013 12:22
Every one is in to safety these days. NV has just made its announcement of its Vision Zero ideal. The goal of is it to innovate driver assistance systems and reach goals like “improved perception of the vehicle surroundings and events in traffic, assisting the driver in challenging traffic situations, improving the safety of vehicle occupants and others in traffic and avoiding accidents and serious injuries.”
Currently, VW’s list of safety-oriented innovations stands as follows: Park Assist 3, Remote control parking, Trailer Assist, Area View: 2nd generation, Emergency Assist, Construction site assistant, Blind Spot Monitor, CAR2X safety, City Emergency Braking and PreCrash occupant protection system.
Check out some of the ads below showcasing those features.
The push to make the road safer by limiting – and punishing – distracted drivers reached a new stage when recent studies revealed that distracted driving is more dangerous than drunk driving. We’ve seen similar studies in the past, including experiments done by the TV show Mythbusters and Car and Driver magazine. Read more