Many models of new vehicle are now boasting keyless ignition, but critics say that these systems are fatally flawed. While you wouldn’t leave your car running in the garage deliberately, with a push button keyless ignition, you may forget that you need to turn it off. This means that if you have an attached garage, toxic carbon monoxide could easily be seeping into your home. Windsor car accident lawyers want to highlight the potential danger to keep you and your family safe.

The Potential Danger of Keyless Ignition Systems:

According to the president and founder of, Janette Fennell is concerned about the issue. The safety group has documented 19 fatalities attributed specifically to keyless ignition system vehicles since 2009. The group has also noted 25 incidents that were “close calls.” Fennell says that as more vehicles are sold with keyless ignition, we may see the figures of preventable and predictable injuries and fatalities increase.

The Marketplace:

Most auto manufacturers seem to be phasing out the humble key. Keyless ignitions are now a standard feature on 245 vehicle models and are available as an option on 31 additional vehicles. Safety Research & Strategies president, Sean Kane says that the current systems are designed with an “inherent” defect. He argues that auto manufacturers have altered the relationship between the key and driver, without providing any warnings about the potential safety hazard.
Kane explains that traditional metal keys in the past could only be removed from the ignition when the key was in the off position, and the vehicle was in park. Keyless ignition models have drastically changed this relationship. In most models, you can exit the vehicle with the fob, but the engine will stay running. While the fob is needed to start the vehicle, it is not needed to turn it off.
There are calls for keyless ignition systems to feature an automatic shut off or an alarm to prevent carbon monoxide poisonings. A spokesman for the NHTSA has said that the agency is aware of public comments and will be issuing new rules to mandate warnings shortly.

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