New Car Tech Could Stop Cyclists From Being Doored

New car tech could stop cyclists from being doored

Riding in town is fraught with obstacles without having to worry about someone opening a car door on you. So Hyundai and Audi will be revealing new technology that could prevent that from ever happening again. Trek wants bikes to talk to cars Cars and drivers owe a big thanks to bicycles 35% of drivers don’t look before opening their car door The new Audi A8 will build on the existing Exit Warning System, which flashes warning lights if anything is approaching from behind, by extending it to physically lock a door to prevent a collision. The new Hyundai Santa Fe SUV will feature a similar system, called Safety Exit Assist. This system also uses a radar to detect potential danger and will either warn passengers or lock the doors if a cyclist is passing. Obviously, we’ll only be seeing this technology on a limited number of cars for the ...

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