Driver assistance technologies, when used properly, have the potential to keep drivers, passengers, and pedestrians safe. As car developers and manufacturers continue to outfit the newest vehicles with the newest safety features, some of the most common focus on forward collisions prevention, lane and side assist, maintaining safe distances, and backing up and parking.
In regard to backing up and parking, backup cameras help prevent back-over crashes—protecting some of the most vulnerable people, including children and senior citizens. Essentially, backup cameras help drivers see behind their vehicles. This, however, doesn’t mean back-over accidents have stopped. Let’s take a look at to what extent backup cameras have improved vehicle safety.