What is the Lane Keeping Assist System?
The Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) is designed to alert you when your vehicle begins to drift from its lane. As part of the Honda Sensing® suite of driver assist features, LKAS can help keep you safe on Culver City streets as well as out on the 405. Learn more about how Lane Keeping Assist works in new Honda vehicles, and then stop by Airport Marina Honda in Los Angeles to see this innovative technology in action today!
How Does Lane Keep Assist Work?
The Honda Lane Keeping Assist System features a sensor camera that is mounted behind the rearview mirror. The camera scans road markings and relays visual and tactile alerts to notify you if your vehicle starts to drift from its lane without signaling. As soon as the vehicle begins to drift, a warning appears in the multi-information display, and the steering wheel will vibrate to alert you. The Lane Keeping Assist System can also automatically provide corrective steering to help keep the car securely in the detected lane.
Can I Turn Lane Keep Assist Off?
You can deactivate the Lane Keeping Assist System at any time. Here’s how:
- Press the MAIN button on the steering wheel until you see LKAS on the multi-information display.
- Press LKAS.
- You’ll see lane outlines on the display (dotted lines turn solid when the system is ready).
- Press the MAIN or LKAS button to turn off the system.
What is Honda Sensing®?
Honda Sensing® is a suite of advanced safety and driver assist systems that are standard or available on most new Honda vehicles, like the Accord, Civic, CR-V, and Pilot. Along with Lane Keeping Assist, Honda Sensing® also includes:
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
- Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
- Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
- Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
- Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
Some other standard and available Honda safety features that will enhance your Westchester and Torrance commute include:
- Blind Spot Information System
- Honda LaneWatch
- Cross-Traffic Monitor
- Auto High-Beam Headlights
See Honda Safety Tech in Action at Airport Marina Honda
Want to see how Honda Sensing® features such as the Lane Keeping Assist System work? Schedule a test drive at Airport Marina Honda. We’ll be happy to put you behind the wheel of a new Honda, and fill you in on how the Honda Sensing® suite compares to Toyota Safety Sense. Check out our new vehicle specials to take advantage of our current offers, and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
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