2014 Late

Driver Alert Control (DAC)* - operation

Settings are made from the centre console's display screen and its menu system. For information on how the menu system is used, see MY CAR.
A car with LDW can show this on the screen.

A car with LDW can show this on the screen.

The Driver Alert function can be set in standby mode. The function can be activated/deactivated in the menu system MY CAR. For a description of the menu system, see MY CAR.

Driver Alert is activated when speed exceeds 65 km/h and remains active as long as the speed is over 60 km/h.

If the vehicle is being driven erratically, the driver is notified by an acoustic signal plus the text message Driver Alert Time for a break - the linked symbol is illuminated in the combined instrument panel at the same time. The warning is repeated after a time if driving ability does not improve.

The warning symbol can be switched off:

  • Press the left-hand stalk switch OK button.


An alarm should be taken very seriously, as a sleepy driver is often not aware of his/her own condition.

In the event of an alarm or a feeling of tiredness; stop the car in a safe manner as soon as possible and rest.

Studies have shown that it is equally as dangerous to drive while tired as it is under the influence of alcohol.

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