Brake Press Indicator

Depress Brake Pedal

This is a Brake Press Indicator symbol. It is similar to other symbols asking for the brake pedal to pressed, for shifting for instance. However, here the symbol is used for Electric Park Brake and Automatic Brake Hold systems, where the brake pedal must be stepped on before either system can be engaged. The symbol shows …

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ADAS Status Indicator

ADAS status indicator

This is an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Status Indicator symbol. As shown the, ADAS indicator shows green on both sides, and is thus ready. The color can vary depending on circumstances. The symbol is meant to show the proper lane, another car travelling ahead, and the distance to that car, represented by the horizontal …

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Passive Speed Limit Indicator

Passive Speed Limit Indicator

This is a Passive Speed Limit Indicator symbol. It indicates that a speed limit has been set and the image shows an example set speed limit of 65 miles per hour (MPH).  The symbol will appear in the center information display in white, and the background shown is blue. The information display background color will …

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To Use or Not to Use Cruise Control in the Rain

NHTSA

Should speed or cruise control be used on wet roads. Curiously, we have seen this question answered more anecdotally than directly by the automotive community. Its frankly a safety issue, and thus deserves more attention than it has received. So first, the answer is no, do NOT use speed control on wet roads. Now we’ll …

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A Crazy Challenge for Manufacturers to Benefit New Drivers

Teen driver

We want to throw a truly crazy challenge at automakers. It falls out an item we saw in Consumer Reports, so we’ll start there. Every year, they put together a list of the best used cars for teens, and they did so again this year in late January. They range in price from a low …

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