A host of active safety systems reduce the risk of accidents

A selection of electronic assistance systems make an active contribution to driving safety in the new BMW 3-Series, helping drivers to avoid collisions in the first place. The functions of the main assistance systems have already been described in the "BMW ConnectedDrive" chapter, but the stand-out features include the Active Protection occupant protection system, daytime running lights, Adaptive Headlights with variable light distribution and anti-dazzle High-Beam Assistant, dynamic brake lights, a rear view camera, the Lane Departure Warning System including Collision Warning, the Lane Change Warning System with No Passing Info, and Speed Limit Info.

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    Automatic deactivation of the front passenger airbags
    The system determines whether the front passenger seat is occupied by measuring the resistance of the human body. The front, knee, and side airbag on the front passenger side are activated or d ...

    Displaying the task
    1. Select the desired task. 2. Scroll in the task if necessary: ▷ Turn the controller. ▷ Select the symbol. Using contact data Contact data from appointments, tasks, text messages, ...

    Displays in the instrument cluster
    1 Display of desired speed 2 Distance to vehicle ahead of you 3 Vehicle symbol 4 Brief status display Desired speed Marking in the speedometer The marking lights up in green: the syste ...