Everyone knows that teen drivers have an unfortunately high accident rate. Even the most vigilant, attentive teens can end up in car collisions, because no matter how responsible they are, the experience just isn’t there.
Thankfully, Chevrolet is implementing a new feature in upcoming cars that will ease the minds of parents of teen drivers who may worry about their child driving. The new “Teen Driver” system essentially delivers a report card to parents with all the latest details over their kids’ performance.
“Teen Driver” keeps track of car speeds, noting the highest speed that the car achieved. It knows how much distance has been covered, and it also remembers every time “collision alerts” or other automatic preventative measures were enacted.
— Autoblog.com (@therealautoblog) April 1, 2015
Another clever concept behind “Teen Driver” doesn’t allow the radio to start until all seatbelts are fastened. Even if you’re a teen – that measure is hard to disagree with.
Chevrolet’s “Teen Driver” will be available in the 2016 Malibu, and if successful, will likely spread as an option for other new Chevy vehicles.