Ever since Nils Bohlin, a Volvo engineer, invented the three-point seatbelt that would revolutionize the way automakers approached automotive safety, engineers and designers have been hard at work. Vehicles have improved and changed over the years, and thus experts have striven to improve vehicle safety features as well. We've seen the inclusion of features like anti-lock brakes, child safety locks, airbags, and more; features designed to help create a safer environment for drivers and those around them.

So, what are some of the new or improved safety features to watch for in new models? Here are a few of the top features to watch for here at our Volvo dealership in Fredericksburg:

360-Degree Cameras

Numerous Volvo models offer a 360-degree camera, which can help you get a better sense of what's happening around your vehicle while you're inside it. The goal of this camera system is to help you see objects in your blind spots so that you can avoid them.

Adaptive Cruise Control

Long road trips can feel infinitely easier when you engage cruise control, but having to adjust for the vehicles ahead of you changing speed can almost feel as though the point of the feature is defeated. Adaptive cruise control improves upon this feature by automatically adjusting to maintain speed based on the car in front of you so that you don't have to micromanage.

Pedestrian Detection Alert

This feature helps to reduce accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists by alerting you when someone is about to cross your path. While it's certainly no substitute for alert driving, it can help you deal with the unexpected.

Explore Our Inventory

Several of our new and used vehicles for sale come with advanced safety features like the ones mentioned above. So, if you're looking to enjoy a little extra peace of mind, we encourage you to contact us to learn more about the safety features available in our inventory!

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