When you're , a key thing to think about are the safety features that come with it. Manufacturers are continually developing advanced safety technology to not only mitigate the effects of a collision but, in some cases, avoid one altogether.
Some of this safety technology is included as standard, but it can vary from model to model - particularly on cheaper cars. For instance, side airbags for rear passengers is often offered only as an optional extra, so it’s worth checking before buying a car.
Our video explains how three key safety features work: