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Re: High demand, but low utility?
tekochip   5/29/2012 8:24:11 AM
You're right Beth.  I'll bet every car has that cutting edge device, turn signals, and how often do you see those used?

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High demand, but low utility?
Beth Stackpole   5/29/2012 7:31:23 AM
There's no doubt that driver aid features like back-up cams and some of the newer innovations are in hot demand. But just because you provide a technological advantage doesn't mean the driver will take advantage of the capability and benefit from assistance or safety. I'm a perfect example: A back-up camera on my car didn't stop me from having a minor fender bender recently. And the other party had the nerve to cite my back-up cam as a reason why the accident shouldn't have happened in the first place. Really??? Human error will persist

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