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      Forward-Thinking Safety Technology

      Michael McMillan is a Test and Validation Lead Engineer, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. This is his #SafelyThere story.​​​​​​​

      On a Friday after Thanksgiving Day, one of the busiest shopping days of the year in the United States, Michael was driving his family to a store, when, in a split-second, they experienced the value of advanced safety technology.

      “While I was looking over my shoulder to check if the adjacent lane was clear to change lanes, the driver in the vehicle ahead of me hit his brakes," Michael shared.

      The forward collision warning system alerted me with a flash and audible sound to indicate an impending collision, giving me just enough time to perform an evasive maneuver and avoid a crash.

      According to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), systems with forward collision warning reduce rear-end crashes by about 23 percent on average.

      “Everyone in the car was shocked at how well the system worked. We all agreed this safety technology was essential in preventing a collision and keeping us safe,” Michael said.

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