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March 5, 2020—A report from, shows about 21 percent of car owners would turn off safety features after buying a new car.

The four most frequently disabled safety features by those who admit turning off the features are:

  • Lane-keeping assist: 19 percent 
  • Smart headlights :17 percent
  • Lane departure warning: 15 percent
  • Automatic parking: 13 percent

The top three features respondents anticipate disabling in a future car are:

  • Automatic parking: 11 percent
  • Automatic emergency brake: 9 percent
  • Adaptive cruise control: 9 percent


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