U.S. car safety regulators have announced that automatic braking systems will be standard on all new cars. https://tinyurl.com/o4amcub. A timeline hasn't been set yet, but the sooner the better. Automatic braking uses sensors to detect imminent collisions, warn the driver, and apply emergency braking if the driver doesn't brake quickly enough or hard enough. This safety feature is available on many higher-priced cars. Studies show that accidents may be reduced by up to 35%.