Collision Controls WORK

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Vulcan05
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Collision Controls WORK

Post by Vulcan05 » Thu Jan 28, 2021 8:15 am

This happened Monday. Cruise in our 2017 RAV4 was set at 66 mph. Ford Escape just pulls into our lane like we were even there. Dash lights up, alarms go off. I'm pretty sure the car had the brakes on before I did. You could feel and hear the anit-lock system. No screeching tires, no slewing to the side. I was just waiting for the CRUNCH!! Never happened. The car worked WITH us, not against us.

If you don't believe in technology, watch this a couple of times. My dash cam is mounted in the upper left hand corner, so from my perspective, it looked even closer. No sound, I usually have the cam on MUTE. Feel free to add your own favorite words and phrases.


https://youtu.be/2WD5sIdUvfM
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Re: Collision Controls WORK

Post by zbyers » Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:12 am

The collision control is a neat feature, though i did find a time it was not good.

I was merging onto a busy highway, and there was a car that i SAW, but it thought i didn't, so it applied the brakes and all of that crap. was weird and confusing especially since it was my first experience with it and it was a rental.
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Re: Collision Controls WORK

Post by SeattleJeremy » Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:13 am

Wow, what crazy video. Nice to see it works!
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Re: Collision Controls WORK

Post by tpollauf » Thu Jan 28, 2021 5:09 pm

Hmmmm .... handicapped plates ! Maybe their brain has the problem :o
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Re: Collision Controls WORK

Post by Mark » Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:36 pm

tpollauf wrote:
Thu Jan 28, 2021 5:09 pm
Hmmmm .... handicapped plates ! Maybe their brain has the problem :o
I swear I think that almost every day around here: Being stupid is a handicap, but you shouldn't get a special plate for it.
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