NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Superior driver help programs can considerably scale back crashes in keeping with main security advocates, and inexperienced teen drivers face added crash dangers. To assist drivers keep away from crashes, Nissan will supply Security Protect 360, a set of six energetic security applied sciences, as customary gear on 10 fashions starting in 2021.

October 18-24 is Nationwide Teen Driver Security Week, an annual reminder for folks to have conversations with teenagers about guidelines to remain secure behind the wheel of a motorcar. In response to the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, the danger of motorcar crashes is larger amongst teenagers aged 16-19 than amongst some other age group; the danger is especially excessive through the first months driving.

“Providing these security applied sciences as customary gear on 10 of our hottest fashions is a vital step ahead,” stated Andy Christensen, senior supervisor and lead expertise skilled of Clever Transportation System Analysis, Nissan Technical Middle North America. “This added layer of safety can assist maintain younger drivers secure particularly as they’re getting used to being on busy roads.”

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Superior driver help expertise included in Nissan’s Security Protect 360 can assist to scale back crashes, which can be attributable to driver inexperience. In response to the Insurance coverage Institute for Freeway Security1, automobiles outfitted with Ahead Collision Warning and Computerized Emergency Braking expertise a 56 % discount in crashes with accidents. IIHS additionally studies that back-up crashes went down by 78 % in automobiles outfitted with Rear Computerized Braking and by 22 % in automobiles with Rear Cross Visitors Alert.

Nissan presently presents Security Protect 360 customary on Sentra, LEAF, Maxima, Kicks, Rogue Sport and TITAN. Security Protect 360 may even be customary on 2021 Rogue and on three extra fashions to be introduced within the coming months. The all-new 2020 Sentra2 and 2021 Rogue3 each have probably the most customary security options of their respective lessons. 

Nissan Security Protect 360 consists of six superior programs:

  • Computerized Emergency Braking4 with Pedestrian Detection – makes use of forward-facing radar and digicam expertise to trace automobiles and crossing pedestrians, may give audible and visible warnings and apply braking to assist keep away from or scale back the severity of frontal collisions
  • Lane Departure Warning5 – can alert driver of drifting from lane with a visible warning and audible or haptic indicators
  • Excessive Beam Help – robotically switches to low beam headlights when it detects a automobile forward and turns the excessive beams again on when applicable
  • Blind Spot Warning6 – helps spot automobiles in driver’s blind spot areas
  • Rear Cross Visitors Alert7 – can warn the driving force about detected approaching automobiles when reversing out of a parking spot
  • Rear Computerized Braking8 – helps detect stationary objects when backing up and, if vital, applies the brakes to assist keep away from a collision.

Go to NissanUSA.com for extra data on the all-new Sentra and 2021 Rogue.

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  1. Insurance coverage Institute for Freeway Security: Actual-world advantages of crash-avoidance applied sciences. https://www.iihs.org/media/259e5bbd-f859-42a7-bd54-3888f7a2d3ef/e9boUQ/Subjects/ADVANCED%20DRIVER%20ASSISTANCE/IIHS-real-world-CA-benefits.pdf
  2. Ward’s Higher-Small Segmentation. 2021 Sentra vs. newest in-market rivals. See Proprietor’s Handbook for security data. Availability of options range by automobile mannequin yr, mannequin, trim stage, packaging and choices. Base fashions in contrast. Based mostly on producers’ web sites.
  3. AutoPacific Segmentation. 2021 Rogue vs. newest in-market rivals. See Proprietor’s Handbook for security data. Availability of options range by automobile mannequin yr, mannequin, trim stage, packaging and choices. Base Fashions In contrast. Based mostly on producers’ web sites.
  4. Computerized Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection can’t forestall all collisions and should not present warning or braking in all situations. Driver ought to monitor site visitors situations and brake as wanted to stop collisions. See Proprietor’s Handbook for security data.
  5. Lane Departure Warning solely operates when lane markers will be detected. See Proprietor’s Handbook for security data.
  6. Blind Spot Warning can’t forestall collisions and should not detect each object or warn in all conditions. Driver ought to at all times flip and look earlier than altering lanes. See Proprietor’s Handbook for security data.
  7. Rear Cross Visitors Alert could not detect all automobiles. See Proprietor’s Handbook for security data.
  8. Rear Computerized Braking can’t forestall all collisions and should not present warning or braking in all situations. Driver ought to at all times flip and verify environment earlier than driving. See Proprietor’s Handbook for security data.

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