Volkswagen Pedestrian Monitoring Features and Capabilities
Volkswagen has long been at the forefront of all things dealing with automotive safety, and the brand’s Pedestrian Monitoring technology is proof that the company will stay at the forefront of automotive safety for as long as it chooses. That’s because the company’s Pedestrian Monitoring system – itself a part of the company’s overall Front Assist system – is a quintessential example of how far automotive safety and driver assistance systems have come. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the features and capabilities of the Volkswagen Pedestrian Monitoring system.
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Listing the Ways Volkswagen Pedestrian Monitoring Technology Helps Keep You Safe Out On the Road
The Volkswagen Pedestrian Monitoring system utilizes a small radar built within a narrow square hidden behind the VW badge on the front of your new Volkswagen model. The radar has a range of about 35 degrees and up to about 400 feet ahead of the vehicle, sweeping that area hundreds of times per minute all while analyzing for pedestrians. If you’re traveling between 4 and 18.6 miles per hour, the system will begin automatically braking as soon as it detects a pedestrian. If you’re traveling at up to 40 miles per hour, the system will alert the driver using audio and visual alerts as soon as a pedestrian is detected. It is also important to remember that you need to keep the radar clear of dirt and debris to ensure proper functionality.
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