cross traffic alert


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cross traffic alert

A safety system built into a vehicle that alerts the driver that a car or cyclist is about to cross in front. A cross traffic system may also stop the car. The term also refers to vehicles crossing from behind when backing up (see collision avoidance system).
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These include Nissan's Rear Cross Traffic Alert, which helps drivers to detect stationary objects when reversing.
The active safety package includes Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.
The active safety package includes Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. Lane Keep Assist with steering control sounds a warning buzzer if it judges that the vehicle is about to cross lane markings without using the turn indicators.
The model features 'City Safety with Autobrake' system, Lane Mitigation system and Cross Traffic Alert technology and a range of new wheels, exterior colours, as well as new interior materials and a wool-blend upholstery.
With the Premium Pack a Tech and Safety Pack is also available with a colour head-up display, blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert with intelligent clearance sonar and automatic braking, auto-folding/ auto-dimming door mirrors, power tailgate with no-touch sensor and a panoramic roof.
Suzuki says the 2019 Vitara will be its most technically advanced model to date and new safety technology available as standard equipment on top grade SZ5 cars will include dual sensor brake support, lane departure warning and prevention, traffic sign recognition, a blind spot monitor and rear cross traffic alert.
Additional safety features include a Side Blind Zone alert and rear cross traffic alert systems as well as visible and audible warnings.
All models will come with a wide range of advanced technology including blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert, radar cruise control, lane keep assist and advanced smart city break support.
The Rear Cross Traffic Alert system lets the drivers know if they are about to back into oncoming cross traffic.
The new model is equipped with three new driver-friendly innovative features for the first time - intelligent rear view mirror, intelligent emergency brakes and intelligent cruise control - and provides other safety systems including intelligent around view monitor, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning technology.
The new model is equipped with three new driver-friendly innovative features for the first time - intelligent rear view mirror, intelligent emergency brakes and intelligent cruise control - and provides other confidence-inspiring safety systems including intelligent around view monitor, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning technology.
There's also rear cross traffic alert that spots if you're about to reverse out of a parking space and smack into someone.