Mercedes-Benz offers advanced road safety with PRE-SAFE

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology on Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 6:35 pm
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Mercedes-Benz PRE-SAFE with Pedestrian Recognition

As the years go by, technology in vehicles continues to improve offering new levels of convenience entertainment and – most importantly – safety. Many new vehicles on the road today are equipped with advanced active safety features which rather than protect in an accident, are designed to help prevent the accident from occurring in the first place. Among these technologies is the impressive Mercedes-Benz PRE-SAFE system with Pedestrian Recognition.

mercedes benz pre safe radarPRE-SAFE is the comprehensive safety system available in select new Mercedes-Benz vehicles. It offers extra help with drivers braking in order to help cut down reaction times, avoid accidents and reduce the severity of accidents.

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With its Pedestrian Recognition feature, your Mercedes-Benz vehicle is able to recognize when a pedestrian is crossing your path, and apply the PRE-SAFE brake accordingly. Your model is equipped with a stereo camera as well as a system of long (200 meters), medium (60 meters) and short (30 meters) range radar.

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These various radars monitor the area ahead of your vehicle. When your vehicle sensing something entering its path, it gives the driver a visual and audible warnings. From there, the system ensures that the optimal amount of brake is applied, even if the driver does not press down on the pedal hard enough.

In case the driver does not react, autonomous braking may occur as necessary. The PRE-SAFE system with Pedestrian Recognition and can stop collisions with pedestrians up to approximately 30 miles per hour. Additionally, the severity of an accident can be reduced significantly at higher speeds of approximately 45 miles per hour.

Get the Mercedes-Benz PRE-SAFE system

THe Mercedes-Benz PRE-SAFE system is featured in select new Mercedes-Benz models including the E-Class Coupe, Sedan and Wagon as well as the S-Class. If you’re interested in getting behind the wheel of any of these models, just take a look at the vehicles available in our inventory. If you have any questions, inquiries or would like to set up a test drive, just give us a call or schedule an appointment online.

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