Do you get nervous while behind the wheel of your new Toyota near Orlando? Driving can often be nerve-wracking as you can’t always predict what other drivers will do. While you can use safe driving tips like defensive driving and how to handle bad weather conditions, it’s always nice to have a little backup. Thanks to the new Toyota Safety Sense technology, you can feel safer and more at ease while piloting from the driver’s seat.
What is Toyota Safety Sense?
Technology is always transforming and getting upgrades. This is the same for safety technology in automotive vehicles. Thankfully, Toyota’s number one priority is keeping those in their cars safe. To do this, they are always upgrading their vehicles to the latest and greatest safety technology. In this case, the latest and greatest is the Toyota Safety Sense system. This advanced package is available for most new Toyota cars near Orlando, and includes a slew of safe driving features that will give you peace of mind while driving. These features include:
Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
Using a camera and speed-sensing radar, the Dynamic Radar Cruise Control detects how fast the car in front of you is driving and adjusts your new Toyota near Orlando’s speed accordingly. This feature comes in handy when you’re cruising on the highway and vehicle gets over in front of you and is going slower than you.
Lane Departure Alert
If you begin to drift out of your lane, the Lane Departure Alert uses a visual and audible alert to notify the driver. When the camera detects you are beginning to leave your lane, a light on the dashboard will catch your eye and a tone with catch the ear.
To avoid colliding with pedestrians, Toyota Safety Sense uses a radar and shape-detecting camera to distinguish any pedestrians in front of your new Toyota near Orlando. If it does detect a pedestrian, an alert will sound and a visual will appear on your dashboard.
If your new Toyota near Orlando is at risk of a collision, the forward-facing camera and radar will not only visually and audibly alert you, but the automatic active brake assist will begin to stop your car for you! Now that’s some safe driving technology!
Safe driving tips from Toyota of Clermont!
If you want to know more about staying protected while driving in your new Toyota near Orlando, we have more safe driving tips for you! For example:
- Always wear your seat belt. Whether you’re in the driver’s seat or the back seat, it’s important that you’re buckled up. If a collision were to occur, it’s designed to keep you restrained and safe.
- Abide by speed limits and other road rules. Speed limit signs are there for a reason! Speeding will not only get you a ticket and points on your driver’s license, but it could also be dangerous to you and others around you. Always come to full and complete stops at stop signs, and yield when you do not have the right of way.
For more safe driving tips and information about new Toyota technology, give us a call at (888) 590-6090!