No one wants to get into an accident, but sometimes collisions become unavoidable. With the right technology, it may become possible to prevent some accidents. Blind-spot monitors can do a lot for drivers hoping to avoid a routine lane-change mishap.

You can only see so much when relying solely on the human eye. And even with the assistance of rearview and side-view mirrors, there will be sections of the road you cannot see. These are the blind spots that present hazards when making a lane change. New technology might cut down on the chances of an accident by providing.

A blind-spot monitor scans the surrounding area of your car to determine if anything has come too close or looms nearby. The alerts provide a warning to a Salem, OR driver who would otherwise have made an unsafe lane change.

How can you see the way this type of safety technology works? Visit Volkswagen of Salem and take a test drive with any number of our cars.

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