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Car electronic safety kit: what’s worth paying extra for on a new car

Car electronic safety kit

Drivers can now specify electronics that enable cars to brake automatically (Picture © Volvo)

Electronic safety kit is increasingly available on even the smallest cars. While some equipment, such as the Electronic Stability Control that prevents spins, is standard on virtually every car, drivers have to pay extra for other gizmos. But which are worth the added expense? We look at five safety features and give our rating on whether they’re worth ticking as an optional extra or flicking as a waste of money.  Continue reading