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City Safety* can use lights, sound and a brake pulse warning to alert the driver to pedestrians, cyclists, larger animals and vehicles.
Subfunctions for City Safety
City Safety* can help to prevent a collision or reduce the collision speed. The function consists of several subfunctions.
Setting the warning distance for City Safety
City Safety* is always activated, but the driver can select the warning distance for the function.
Messages for City Safety
A number of messages regarding City Safety can be shown in the driver display. Here are some examples.
Limitations of City Safety
The City Safety* function may have limitations in certain situations.
City Safety brakes for oncoming vehicles
City Safety can assist the driver to use emergency braking for an oncoming vehicle in your car's lane.
City Safety in cross traffic
City Safety* can help the driver when turning and crossing the path of another oncoming vehicle at an intersection.
Limitations for City Safety in cross traffic
In some cases City Safety may have difficulty helping the driver deal with collision risks due to oncoming cross traffic.
City Safety steering assistance for evasive manoeuvre
City Safety steering assistance can help the driver to steer away from a vehicle/obstacle when it is not possible to avoid a collision simply by braking. City Safety steering assistance cannot be switched off, it is always activated.
Limitations of City Safety steering assistance when taking evasive action
City Safety may have limited functionality in certain situations and fail to intervene e.g.:
Automatic braking in the event of an impeded evasive manoeuvre with City Safety
City Safety* has the facility to assist the driver by automatically braking the car earlier when it is not possible to avoid a collision by only steering away.
Detection of obstacles with City Safety
City Safety* can help the driver to detect vehicles, cyclists, large animals and pedestrians.