Parent awareness and use of Ford's MyKey system

Weast, Rebecca A.
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
August 2018

Introduction: New teen drivers experience elevated levels of risk behind the wheel, especially during their first few months of independent driving. Auto manufacturers have developed teen parental monitoring and control systems, and they have been appearing across the fleet since 2009. One such system developed by Ford, called MyKey, allows parents to engage their vehicle?s safety features, limit speed and audio volume, and trigger additional alerts when their teen uses a programmed key.

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