Van Safety Tech Prevents Accidents for UK Drivers

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Nearly half of UK van drivers report advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) preventing accidents in the past year. This highlights the importance of safety technology in reducing collisions and keeping businesses on the road.

Key Highlights:

  • 45% of UK van drivers say ADAS prevented an accident in the last year.
  • Parking and reversing are the most common incidents, accounting for 45% of accidents.
  • The average van repair cost is rising, reaching £534.25.
  • Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles offers ADAS features to minimize accidents and repair costs.

ADAS Benefits Van Drivers

The Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles study found that ADAS plays a crucial role in preventing accidents for UK van drivers. With parking and reversing incidents being the most frequent, technology like Park Assist helps minimize bumps and scrapes. Additionally, standard features like Brake Assist shorten stopping distances in emergencies.

Rising Repair Costs

The research also revealed that the average cost of van repairs is increasing, emphasizing the financial burden of accidents. This underscores the importance of ADAS in protecting businesses from these rising costs.

Volkswagen Driver-Assistance Systems

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles offers a variety of innovative ADAS features to enhance van safety. These include:

  • Park Assist: Minimizes parking risks.
  • Rear-View Camera: Improves reversing navigation.
  • Brake Assist (standard): Shortens stopping distances in emergencies.

By implementing these technologies, Volkswagen helps van drivers avoid accidents and costly repairs, ensuring business continuity.

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