Driver Alert System

Driver Alert Control (DAC)* - operation

Updated 7/23/2018

Settings are made from the centre console display screen and its menu system.

On/Off

The Driver Alert function can be set in standby mode via the menu system MY CAR:

  • Checked box - function activated.
  • Unchecked box - the function is deactivated.

Function

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 go off:

  • Press the left stalk switch OK button.

Warning

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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