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Devices that Help You Prevent Car Accidents

With auto insurance you have a guarantee that, in the unfortunate case that your car gets damaged as a result of an accident, you will have the financial means to cover the losses. But having car insurance to be covered in case of an accident does not mean that you will just stop worrying about the possibility of an accident. After all, it is not only the car that can get damaged, but also the driver and other occupants can suffer serious injuries, or worse. So it would be wise of you to consider ways to make your car more accident-proof.

# car insurance2Drivers in the United States have been privileged in recent years by the introduction of proximity monitors, sobriety detectors and drifting monitors on the country’s automobile safety devices market. With proximity monitors, your car will be prevented from getting dangerously close to the vehicle in front of you by automatically adjusting your car’s speed. And if you get too close for comfort, the car will automatically stop at the nearest safe stopping distance. Sobriety monitors?

They are just what their name suggests – special detectors in which the driver has to breathe before introducing the ignition key. If the driver has consumed alcohol, the ignition will be blocked.  And drifting monitors will use an alarm to alert the driver is the car suddenly drifts towards or over the markers which separate driving lanes.

Of course, the best possible “device” you can use for road safety is your own head. Be cautious and responsible when getting behind the wheel, because a clean driving record combined with equipping your car with safety devices will give you very good chances of getting lower auto insurance rates. And it will do good to society as a whole, too. In this day and age when so many cars are using the nation’s road, caution and safety are not to be taken for granted.

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