As indicated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, teenagers have a lethal accident rate that is almost three times the rate for drivers over the age of 20.
Autos outfitted with the Teen Driver framework employ a uniquely encoded key for the adolescent, which interacts with the vehicle and consequently enables the Teen Driver feature in the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu. Once the option is activated, the driver can’t start the radio or music system, including on joint gadgets, until the seatbelt is on. The greatest radio volume can be pre-set alongside maximum speed alarms, and car security frameworks will all be activated while the high- schooler is in the driver’s seat.
The Teen Driver feature likewise incorporates a recording system that permits the parents to view a driving “report card,” that includes maximum speed used, distance and time behind the wheel as well as the number of times safety frameworks like accident monitoring, stability control, and lane departure were initiated amid the drive.
Ford has offered a comparative system, named the Ford MyKey, which incorporates the vast majority of the gimmicks of Chevrolet’s new Teen Driver, however without the recorded security systems option. Then again, Ford MyKey is accompanied by a pre-programmable limited speed, making the vehicles incapable of surpassing a preset top rate.
The Teen Driver feature comes standard with the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Premier trim, and discretionary on LT models outfitted with the Convenience bundle.
GM security engineer MaryAnn Beebe said in an announcement:
“We developed this system so parents could use it as a teaching tool with their kids — they can discuss and reinforce safe driving habits.”
The brand-new, 2016 Chevrolet Malibu will be officially presented at the forthcoming 2015 New York car show. Chevrolet has already introduced the auto in a teaser and announced that it will enhance inside space, and will be 300 pounds lighter than the previous version.
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