Three out of four new-car dealers could accurately identify critical safety features aimed at making new cars safer for teen drivers, but only after most were prompted by shoppers to identify those features — and most of their information was vague. That’s according to a study released last week by the IIHS that followed a similar study last year that found that while most new Ford owners knew about their cars’ teen-focused safety features, only about 1 in 3 reported using it.

“Vehicle monitoring systems can improve the behavior of teen drivers and reassure their parents,” the study’s author, Rebecca Weast, said in a statement. “Dealers could make this a bigger selling point with parents shopping for their new drivers.”

The survey was conducted at dealerships near Rockville, Maryland, and included four automakers with teen safety features: Ford, Chevrolet, Kia, and…

Continue Reading to the Source

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here