As exciting as vehicle safety technology seems, Canadians aren’t quite ready to rely on automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warnings, and other tech enhancements in their cars.
A study published by Desjardins Insurance and conducted by Ad Hoc Research revealed that almost half of Canadian drivers have second thoughts about the usefulness of such systems. Though 51% of the 3,050 respondents said that these safety features are needed to make roads safer, 48% of drivers think that vehicle safety technologies pose a risk to road safety. Nearly half of the drivers (46%) also believe that Canadians are over-reliant on vehicle safety technologies.
You've reached your limit - Register for free now for unlimited access
To read the full story, and get unlimited access to Insurance Business website content, just register for free now. GET STARTED HERE
Already a website member? Log in below.