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Driving Home The Importance Of Vehicle Safety



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ANCHOR LEAD: Technology continues to help keep drivers, passengers… and even those near the vehicle safer. Brian Osuch has more. (:60) SCRIPT: Zero-to-Sixty, I’m Brian Osuch. When it comes to automotive safety, Brandy Schaffels, Chief Editor of Ask-Patty-dot-com – a popular automotive advice website for women, says it’s smart to stay on top of new technology. CUT: (Schaffels) If you can’t see what’s going on around the car, an aftermarket rearview camera system is something that’s great to have. Whether it’s a bicycle that’s been left behind the car, or maybe your kid who is running out to say goodbye… a system like this is going to provide piece of mind. SCRIPT: GM’s James Bell says OnStar, their in-vehicle communications system also provides piece of mind. CUT: (Bell) One push of that gets you in touch with the concierge. It can help you find directions to a restaurant, a hospital, know the weather. Even has hands free calling minutes so you keep your hands and eyes on the road when you have to make a call. SCRIPT: Bell adds they’re now able to help more drivers. CUT: (Bell) Lets say you want a Dodge, a Toyota, any other brand vehicle, well now there’s OnStar FMV, which allows you to basically replace the review mirror in your current car with this device, gives you all the functionality of OnStar. It’s only ninety-nine dollars… takes about twenty-minutes to have installed. SCRIPT: For more, log onto GM-dot-com. That’s Zero-to-Sixty from GM.
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