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Honda's LaneWatch Blind Spot Display System Honored by Good Housekeeping

LaneWatch is named a Very Innovative Product for making a big step forward in preventative measures in vehicle safety.

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PRLog (Press Release) - Feb. 27, 2013 - Middletown Honda (http://www.middletownhonda.com/contact-middletown-car-dealership) is proud to announce that Good Housekeeping has given Honda's LaneWatch feature a VIP, or Very Innovative Products award. This distinction recognizes Honda's focus on creating safer vehicles, not only through reactive safety systems like airbags and harnesses, but with preventative systems as well. Currently available on select Accord and Crosstour models, LaneWatch is helping Honda drivers and those around them stay safe on the road.

In response to the award, Mike Accavitti, vice president of national marketing operations, American Honda Motor Co, Inc. said: "LaneWatch is an intuitive visibility technology that represents the sort of innovation that consumers have come to expect from Honda. Automotive products don't often win Good Housekeeping's VIP awards, and that makes it even sweeter to have LaneWatch listed among the best new consumer products of 2013."

The passenger side blind spot has always been an awkward area for drivers. Even if the coast seems clear, something may be waiting there as the driver is trying to make a lane change. A small camera embedded in the passenger side mirror diligently monitors this area for traffic, acting as a third eye.

As soon as the driver puts on their right hand turn signal, the LaneWatch system activates and displays a real time video feed in the dash mounted i-MID systems, effectively increasing the driver's right side visibility by a factor of four. Indicator lines on the display inform a driver of how far back a vehicle is from their bumper, letting them know if they're in the clear to make a lane change. Drivers should still make manual checks, though; the feature should only be used a supplement.

Other safety features common on Honda vehicles (http://automobiles.honda.com/accord-sedan/safety.aspx) include:

•  Lane Departure Warning, warning the driver when they are making an unintended lane change.

•  Forward Collision Warning, warning the driver when they become to close to an object in front of them.

•  A Rear View Camera, allowing drivers to see what is behind them and how far away those objects are.

To learn more about the LaneWatch feature, or the other safety systems available from Honda, please contact Middletown Honda (http://www.middletownhonda.com/contact-middletown-car-dea...). Middletown is one of the area's most trusted names in new and used car sales. Safety is always a number one concern, which is why Middletown is proud to continue to carry the Honda name.

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