The 2013 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross cruise control
and speed limiter - in car gadgets are becoming confusing for some drivers
There have been other reports in the UAE of 'stuck' cruise control
in recent years, mainly in Toyota and Lexus vehicles.
The system, which has been developed to respond to possible cut-ins by applying gentle braking, increasing to maintain a safe distance between vehicles, aims to eliminate the harsher braking associated with current adaptive cruise control
Lt Col Bin Aran has called on motorists to engage cruise control
only after testing it at a lower speed.
The driver, 22, who was heading from UAQ to Ras Al Khaimah along with his mother and siblings, could not decelerate or stop his 4WD after his cruise control
system developed a technical glitch.
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A switch stuck in the "open'' position would prevent you from engaging the cruise control
Jaguar has identified that should an error with certain interfacing systems be detected the cruise control
system will be disabled and an error message displayed to the driver on the instrument cluster," the company said in a statement.
Turning the ignition off would cancel the cruise control
function, the letter said.
A solid light will indicate that cruise control
is on and that the vehicle is traveling at a set speed; a blinking light will represent that the cruise is accelerating, either by pedal or by button; a momentarily extinguished light will represent the fact that the vehicle's cruise is descending slowly in speed; and a completely extinguished light is an indicator that the vehicle's cruise control
is completely off.
This is the eighth recall since 1999 related to the faulty cruise control
deactivation switch and brings the total to 16 million vehicles recalled.
A MOTORIST who ploughed into traffic at 80mph because he could not turn off his car's cruise control
, has been banned from driving for a year.
The Mack Road Stability Advantage (RSA) by Bendix and Adaptive Cruise Control
(ACC) helps avoid collisions by integrating throttle, engine brake, and foundation brakes into the cruise control
All versions will come with cruise control
, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, dual zone climate control, MP3 connectivity and alloy wheels.
A SPEEDING motorist who was chased for six miles by traffic cops had set the cruise control
on his car to 106mph.