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Here are some of the safety features to look for in your next car

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Tips and Tricks on Monday, January 16th, 2018 at 10:03 PM
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Important Car Safety Features 

Everyone knows that having a safe car is one of the most vital elements to look for in a vehicle. You want to make sure that the car you’re in can give you the peace of mind to know that you and your passengers are consistently safe out on the road. However, many often do not know exactly what to look for when it comes to safety features in a car. Luckily, Coast to Coast Motors is here to help by showing you the most important car safety features to have. 

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Preventing Accidents 

There are multiple mechanical features that can help keep the driver in full control of their vehicle, which can be vital in preventing costly car accidents. Some of these features include anti-lock brakes, traction control, electronic stability control, tire-pressure monitoring, brake assist, automatic headlights and much more. 

Minimizing Damage 

While you certainly never want to end up in a car accident, it is important that your vehicle has the features to make sure any possible damage as a result of the accident is at a minimum. One of the most important features for this is the shape and rigidity of the body. Making sure the body is made of high-strength steel or other alloys, and is designed to absorb impact away from the interior cabin is vital. 

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There are a ton of other features for minimizing damage in an accident that drivers will certainly want to have. These features include frontal airbags, side-impact airbags, side-curtain airbags, knee protection airbags, height-adjustable seatbelts, LATCH seatbelt system and more. 

Technological Features 

Finally, there have been recent innovations in safety technology that, while not completely necessary, can be incredibly helpful in preventing accidents resulting from inattentive driving. These features include lane-departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, forward collision warning and more. 

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