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Are semi-autonomous systems making cars safer?

8 days ago   |   By Autocar

V60 simulates undertaking the ‘fake' Fiesta on the motorway but the Fiesta moves into the lane at the last moment and the AEB-equipped V60, like many AEB cars, fails to avoid it
Assisted driving tech should boost road safety, but it can actually make things worse if it isn't tuned properly
The question I'm asked the most is also the most simple one,” says Matthew Avery, director of insurance research at Thatcham Research. “‘What is the safest car on the road?' I'm beginning to think the answer is a white Ford Fiesta ,” he says, nodding at a pretty convincing mock-up of the very same car...
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