Auto emergency braking explained | video

30 June 2014
, CarsGuide

Ad shows the benefits of automated braking systems.

One of the key automotive safety gains in recent times has been the emergence of automated braking systems, which can detect obstacles and apply the brakes before the driver reacts. 

Several manufacturers are offering such systems by many different names, and now include several models within the budgets of mainstream buyers. 

Victoria's Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has put together this ad to demonstrate the safety benefits of auto emergency braking, with a distracted driver and surrounding traffic experiencing two vastly different outcomes to an everyday traffic situation.