Category Archives: Safety

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What is Ford Rear Seat Occupant Alert?

Video guide to using Ford Rear Seat Occupant Alert 

What is Ford Rear Seat Occupant Alert? Ford Rear Seat Occupant Alert is a feature in some Ford vehicles that can remind you to check your rear seat, so you won’t forget a child, pet, or important item back there when you reach your destination. Watch the video below to learn how this feature works. You can find vehicles with Ford Rear Seat Occupant Alert at Sherwood Ford in Sherwood Park, AB. 

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Is the Ford BlueCruise hands-free highway driving technology a safe system to use?

BlueCruise hands-free highway driving technology for Ford vehicles 

Is the Ford BlueCruise hands-free highway driving technology a safe system to use? As long as you use this technology properly, we believe this technology will enhance your safety, using advanced cameras and radar-sensing technology to monitor your environment. Keep reading below to learn more about BlueCruise hands-free highway driving technology for Ford vehicles. You can find vehicles that can be later equipped with this technology here at Sherwood Ford, located in Sherwood Park, AB. 

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How can I check my Ford vehicle for a safety recall?

Check for a recall for your Ford vehicle online 

How can you check your Ford vehicle for a safety recall? We have a Ford Recall Information page on our site, where you can find a link to use your vehicle’s VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) to do an online search for any recalls. This service is free and quick, and all you need is your vehicle’s VIN to get started. Keep reading below to learn about Ford safety recalls. 

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How do I install a child safety seat or booster seat in my Ford F-150?

Video and text guide to installing a child safety seat in your Ford F-150 

How do you install a child safety seat or booster seat in a Ford F-150? Below, you can find a video and text guide to installing a child safety seat. If you have any questions about the process, feel free to contact our team for more information.  

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2021 Ford F-150 safety features and systems

What safety features are available in the 2021 Ford F-150?  

How safe is the 2021 Ford F-150? It comes with all of the safety features you expect in a modern vehicle and then some. As you will see below, the 2021 Ford F-150 safety features and systems work together to create a secure environment that works to prevent vehicle accidents before they happen. Keep reading to learn about the top two safety features available in the 2021 Ford F-150. 

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2020 Ford Super Duty Driver-Assist Technology

What driver-assist technologies are available on a 2020 Ford Super Duty truck? 

In a modern vehicle, we have started to give everything over to technology, including our safety. A 2020 Ford Super Duty can be equipped with the eight driver-assist technologies that we have written about below. These technologies supplement your driving skills and the traditional safety measures with an extra layer of security. 

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What is included in the Ford CoPilot 360 Assist+ Safety Suite?

Some of the best innovations in today’s Ford models are their extensive list of safety and driver assistance features, all of which are more than capable of keeping you safe and secure when you’re behind the wheel. Ford has always been a class leader in this regard, and its stock is bound to increase even further with many of its newest trims and vehicles offering some of the top safety technologies in the business for 2020.   Read the rest of this entry >>

Which Ford vehicles have been recalled for the current model year?

Ford vehicle recalls in Canada and potential defaults 

Under perfect circumstances, each Ford model that is produced will roll off the lot ready to handle anything you throw at it, keeping you safe and secure. Unfortunately, errors and defects are bound to happen with the volume of vehicles that are produced, and when that happens, recalls have to be issued. We have some new information to pass along to you regarding some key Ford vehicle recalls in Canada and potential defaults that they might carry. If you’re in ownership of any of these, be sure to bring them to Sherwood Ford as soon as you can so that we can remedy the situation.   Read the rest of this entry >>

Seat Belt Monitor information screen inside 2019 Ford Ranger

How Smart Seat Belt Technology works inside the 2019 Ford Ranger

Though we’ve made quite a big deal about the prevalence of smart driver assistance technologies over recent years, the best way for you to prevent injury and stay safe on the road is still by using your seat belt. It’s there for a reason, after all, and with advancements on the all-new Ford Ranger pickup, it’s easier than ever for you to keep tabs on your passengers to make sure they’re strapped in tight. Come and see how Smart Seat Belt Technology works inside the 2019 Ford Ranger with Sherwood Ford!  Read the rest of this entry >>