What are the Nissan Safety Shield Technologies?

Nissan Safety Shield Tech

In 2015, Nissan came up with a holistic approach to the collection of safety features it provides through its vehicles. They are collectively referred to as Nissan Safety Shield Technologies, and they are meant to act as an “extra set of eyes” to optimize safety for drivers and their passengers. The tech features that are grouped under the Safety Shield umbrella are assigned to three classifications:

  • Monitor
  • Respond
  • Protect

1. Monitor

Driver Assistance Technologies These Safety Shield Technologies are designed to help monitor driving situations. They include the following:
  • Blind Spot Warning: Alerts you of vehicles in your blind spot area
  • Predictive Forward Collision Warning: Alerts you to help you avoid a collision
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Monitor: Alerts you of vehicles passing from either side in your path
  • Intelligent Cruise Control: Sets a safe following distance between you and the vehicle in front of you
  • Driver Attention Alert: Chimes to let you know that it’s time for a break
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring: Monitors tires for low inflation pressure to avoid shortened tire life and reduced load-carrying capability
  • Parking Sonars: Beeps when objects near the bumpers are detected to help safety maneuver in tight spaces
  • Rearview Camera: Flashed live video to guide you in parallel parking or backing out
  • Around View Monitor with Moving Object Detection: Uses four cameras to provide a 360-degree view of your surroundings, as well as warns you about moving objects detected near you
  • Automatic Emergency Braking: Applies braking force if you fail to respond in time to avoid a collision

2. Respond

These Safety Shield Technologies are designed to help you respond to adverse driving situations. They include the following:
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control: Helps you maintain your steered path
  • Traction Control: Helps reduce wheelspin on slippery surfaces
  • Anti-Lock Braking System: Prevents wheel lockup during heavy braking
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution: Varies amount of braking force applied to the vehicle’s wheels depending on driving situation
  • Brake Assist: Applies maximum stopping power when necessary
  • Adaptive Headlights: Turn on automatically during reduced-visibility situation
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3. Protect

These Safety Shield Technologies are designed to protect you in the event of a collision. They include the following:
  • Airbag System: Consists of dual front impact airbags, dual front seat-mounted side impact airbags, and dual roof-mounted side curtain airbags to provide restraint and cushioning.
  • Snug Kids: Guide that lists child safety seats that fit the rear seats of Nissan vehicles and provides correct-installation tips.
  • LATCH System: Mounting system for installing and securing child safety seats

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Categories: Technology, Car Safety