Fitting autonomous emergency braking (AEB) leads to a 38 per cent reduction in real-world rear-end crashes, a new report from two crash bodies has revealed. Euro NCAP and ANCAP – the Australian equivalent – published the research which also showed that there is no significant difference between benefits in urban and rural crashes. It’s the first evidence of the genuine advantages of the safety tech and demonstrates widespread fitmentis needed to achieve the best results.
The figures relate to the low-speed AEB option which normally consists of an automatic brake function that operates effectively at speeds up to 50km/h (31mph). It’s estimated that 75 per cent of all accidents occur at lower speeds. Euro NCAP already only hands out a five-star score to cars fitted with AEB and from next year, the crash tests will include AEB systems that recognise pedestrians.
* All vehicle images and car descriptions on this site are for illustration and reference purposes only and are not necessarily an exact representation of the vehicle on offer.
Astute Motoring Limited
Poulton Business Park
Poulton Le Fylde
Registered Office :Astute House, Unit N3 Beacon Road, Poulton Business Park, Poulton Le Fylde. Lancashire FY6 8JE
| Company Reg No : 08024818 | Data Protection No : Z461116 | VAT No : 137850302
Astute Motoring Limited is an FCA Regulated credit broker for motor vehicle related activities, we are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered No : FRN 664381
Copyright © 2019 Astute Motoring Limited, All rights reserved.