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Lane Departure Technology Leads to Fewer Accidents

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently released a report on lane departure technology. The report evaluated different crash avoidance features and the types of crashes that the technology would address.

Results of the study indicated that lane departure warning lowers rates of single-vehicle sideswipe and head-on crashes by 11 percent and lowers injuries of the same type by 21 percent.

Jessica Cicchino, IIHS vice president for research, lead the study and was pleased to give initial findings, “This is the first evidence that lane departure warning is working to prevent crashes of passenger vehicles on U.S. roads. There’s potential to save a lot of lives.”

Read more about the results and what vehicles were used during the study at IIHS. 

A recent report from IIHS indicated lane departure technology helped to decrease car crashes and injuries. /blog/iihs-lane-departure-technology Erie Insurance