One new technological innovation that you’ll find in the 2016 Chevrolet Equinox – and not the rivaling Ford Escape – is the Front Collision Alert safety feature that seems to intrigue everyone in this video.
The new safety feature detects when the vehicle is getting too close to the car in front of it, and alerts the driver of an imminent collision. This is not to be confused with Front Automatic Braking, which “automatically applies the brake when the system may see a crash situation ahead before you do, and can be thought of us a “backup” or “Plan B” if you do not respond quickly to Forward Collision Alert warnings.” Note that this is not a standard feature of the Equinox.
One thing you’ll notice in the video is that one of the participants was able to catch not only one egg, but two eggs. That being said, is the inclusion of such technology the ideal answer to lack of driver attentiveness? Should the focus be more on teaching drivers how to ignore distractions and pay closer attention to the road, or is this a hopeless cause thanks to the intertwining of modern day tech (read: cell phones)?
Tell us what you think of this Chevrolet advertisement and our posed questions after you’ve viewed the slightly humorous video.