Advanced Safety Features soon will take over the world. In a world full of distractions, people not paying attention, mistakes, and random accidents, we need all the help we can get with safety in our vehicles. Forward Collision Alert is just one of many up and coming safety features available that is taking the market by storm. Manufacturers have agreed Forward Collision Alert should become a standard option in the automotive industry, with projected statistics preventing up to 28,000 collisions and 12,000 injuries per year by the year 2022.
There are many question that are being asked.
1.) Will Forward Collision Alert feature brake my vehicle for me? In some makes and models the vehicle is equipped with automatic braking, and that will brake your vehicle for you. NOT all makes and model have that. You can find out if it is equipped with that by looking in your owners manual.
2.) What will Forward Collision Alert feature detect? Some of the Forward Collision Alert versions can detect small animals, trees, pedestrians, motorcycles, and objects like that. Other versions can not. You can look in your owners manual to see what your vehicle can detect and what it can’t.
3.) What are other names that Forward Collision Alert can be known by? – Pre Crash Warning – Forward Crash Warning – Collision Avoidance System – Automotive Collision Avoidance System – Collision Mitigating System – Forward Collision Avoidance System – Rear-End Avoidance System – Automotive Collision Avoidance system
4.) How far will Forward Collision Alert detect objects? Forward Collision Alert scans up to 500 Feet on some makes and models.
5.) How fast does Forward Collision Alert work?
Forward Collision Warning can detect objects in your path within 1/100’s of a second.