ADAS’s group of assist functions are designed to improve driver, passenger, and pedestrian safety by reducing both the severity and overall number of motor vehicle accidents. ADAS can warn drivers of potential dangers, intervene to help the driver remain in control in order to prevent an accident, and, if necessary, reduce the severity of an accident if it can’t be avoided.
In short, ADAS compensates for our mistakes, be the inattentiveness, erroneous control inputs or, up to a point, downright stupidity. As uncomfortable as humans are with admitting it, we’re not perfect – but ADAS is here to help.
ADAS are becoming much more common with new models. They are no longer limited to luxury vehicles. Some systems are becoming standard on all vehicle makes.
In ADAS technology is an opportunity for your shop to not only improve driver safety but also increase the profits of your business and keep you liability-free by properly calibrating after repairs.
NHTSA States that by model year 2022, all new vehicle manufacturers will be mandated to include AEB or automotive emergency breaking on all new vehicles.
Below are common myths and misconceptions about ADAS