THE LATEST in-car safety systems are putting the brakes on independent companies' efforts to replace windscreens.
Complex Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) fixed to the inside of windscreens have made it difficult for anyone other than main dealers to replace cracked front glass, due to the precise calibration and positioning they require.
Autoglass says it is rolling out an effective system of its own that will ensure the safe and secure re-fitting of systems related to emergency automated braking and lane-keeping assist.
In a survey the firm found that 83% of Brits describe themselves as tech-savvy, and 56% said their own car had at least one type of the latest safety systems.
But 67% didn't realise that the cameras and sensors that control some of these key features are located right...