What is Lane Keep Assist?

2020 Honda Accord dashboard

As you’re shopping around for a new or use Honda, you’ll likely see Lane Keep Assist listed as one of the safety features. What is Lane Keep Assist? Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) is offered as a part of Honda Sensing–a suite of advanced safety technologies. As you’re driving around Sharon, Lane Keep Assist alerts you when you begin to drift from your loan, and it works in conjunction with other Honda Sensing systems to keep you safe on the road. Read on to learn more about what Lane Keep Assist does and how it works with Shenango Honda.



How Does Lane Keep Assist Work?

Hubbard drivers often want to know, “How does Lane Keep Assist work?” The system operates by scanning road markings, then using visual and tactile alerts to notify you if you start to drift from your lane without signaling. A Lane Departure warning will appear on your multi-information display, and your steering wheel will also vibrate to quickly grab your attention. Additionally, the Lane Keeping Assist System can also provide steering input to help the car stay centered until you take action. 

Can I Turn Lane Keep Assist Off? 

Yes, you can turn off Lane Keep Assist, as well as other Honda Sensing features. Here’s how: 

  • Press the MAIN button on the steering wheel until you see LKAS on the multi-information display 
  • Press LKAS
  • You’ll see lane outlines on the display (dotted lines turn solid when the system is ready) 
  • Press the MAIN or LKAS button to turn off the system 

What Other Assists Come With Honda Sensing? 

As mentioned previously, Honda Sensing is a package of driver assist features that are standard or optional on most new Honda models. Along with Lane Keep Assist, Honda Sensing also includes the following: 

  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM) 
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) 
  • Honda LaneWatch 
  • Blind Spot Information System 
  • Cross-Traffic Monitor
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights

Learn More About Honda Features at Shenango Honda

Would you like to try out Lane Keep Assist and other Honda Sensing features firsthand? Contact us to schedule a test drive and see these innovative safety technologies in action! We’re located just a short drive from Mercer, so you don’t have to worry about traveling too far out of the way for your test drive. After you schedule, be sure to browse our current new vehicle specials to get a great deal on a model with Lane Keep Assist. 

 

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