The National Digest

The Pros and Cons Of Technology While Driving

With each passing year, automobiles around the world are updated with the latest and greatest features. These features are meant to provide technological advancements both, big and small that, result in more comfortable, and safer rides.

While driver-assist modes claim to provide many safety benefits for new and experienced drivers alike, driving instructor Shaun de Jager of Canada claims that these advancements have led drivers to believe they “have nothing to fear, and so they stop respecting the road.”

Features such as blind-spot warning systems, rear-view cameras, and parking assist functions have allowed drivers—especially newly-licensed individuals—to get complacent behind the wheel. Instead of using their mirrors, they rely on technology. This technology, unfortunately, cannot possibly show them all their eyes can.

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