Lexus Wide-View Cameras
Nudge forward out of a garage, and cameras mounted on the grille and under the passenger-side mirror on the 2008 Lexus LX57 see around the corners before you do, sparing pedestrians that cross your path. A second camera provides a view of the ground beside the vehicle, so you don't scuff those new tires on the curb. The navigation screen can display both views simultaneously. lexus.com
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I'm all for new safety advances. You really have to engineer stupidity (sorry) out of people. So many people get hurt from careless drivers who drive in reverse without even turning around or checking their improperly adjusted mirrors. Thumbs up for safety. :-)
This is exciting. I belive that this is one of those ideas that once it has taken on nobody will ever know how we managed without them.