Inventions that made cars more safe than before

Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPM)
The TPM requires no training, The driver only has to notice a warning light. TPM already comes in some rides, and it has been available in the markets to be attached in the cars from a long time now.

Ignition Interlock Device
It is a breath analyzer that is installed in a vehicle. Before the vehicle can start, the driver has to blow into the device and pass a breath alcohol test. Car manufacturers like Nissan and Toyota have gone even further and developed technology that will disable a car if the system determines that the driver is too drunk.

The Drop Stop Seat Wedge
Have you ever dropped something between the seat and the middle console while driving, and trying to get it made you lost your focus on the road. This seat wedge prevents anything and everything from falling down the seat crack. With this product, the inventors want to prevent dangerous distractions and keep people’s eyes on the road.

Active Head Restraints
Active head restraints aim to minimize the neck injuries that result from rear-end collisions. In the instant of such a crash, the restraints move higher and slide forward to catch an occupant’s head sooner, helping to avoid whiplash.

Smart Seat Belts
They work automatically by the anticipation of a crash. Belts are tensed and the shape of the seat adjusts to a more crash-ready position. This technology’s been around since 2003, when Mercedes-Benz put the advanced belts in its S-Class sedans. Specially equipped Infinitis also carry them, as some Honda and Mazda models.

Lane Departure Warning Systems
These are more complex systems. The system captures an image of the highway and the lines on either side of the vehicle. Depending on the make, when the car departs from its lane it emits a warning signal that could be an alarm or a flashing light.

Adaptive Cruise Control
The technology builds on current cruise control by incorporating radar to regulate the distance from vehicle to vehicle, allowing drivers to program their car to remain a certain distance behind the car in front of them. And if a crash is imminent, the system will brake, deploy airbags and tighten seat belts.

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