The Blind Spot Monitor: Learn About This Advanced Driver-Assist Feature

Driver-assist features are popular among Somerset, KY drivers because they offer exceptional protection to everyone in the cabin. A blind spot monitor is an innovative driver-assist feature that is popular with consumers at Hyundai of Somerset because it can significantly reduce the chance of lane-change accidents.

A blind spot monitor works by using cameras, radars, and/or sensors to check for vehicles that are approaching the driver's blind spots. When a vehicle enters a driver's blind spot zones, the system will issue visual and/or auditory alerts. Although blind spot monitors are growing in popularity, the are usually only seen as standard features in high and mid-level trims, and there are some base trims that offer a blind spot monitor as an available feature.

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety conducted two studies about driver-assist technologies. These studies found that a blind spot monitor and lane departure warning system could reduce collisions by 11 percent.

 

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