Why Are Backup Cameras Required in New Vehicles?

These days, it might feel like cars have everything they need. Satellite radio, Bluetooth, even hands-free driving - what else could cars possibly need? Well, when it comes to safety, manufacturers never stop striving to improve. In May of 2018, backup cameras were required for installment in all new vehicles under 10,000 pounds - here's why

Everyone knows about the blindspot behind their vehicle - you know, the one underneath the rear windshield, right? Well, backup cameras are the perfect fix for that visual weakness. When combined with your mirrors, backup cameras will give you a much fuller and more complete view of what's behind you while backing out.

Safety is one thing that we can never slack on, and we here at DCH Audi Oxnard understand that. That's why we encourage you to come visit us and test-drive a backup camera-equipped vehicle, free of charge. That way, you can familiarize yourself with this new, essential tech.

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