Toyota Lane Departure Steering Assist: How to Disable & Activate?

Turn Lane Departure Alert Steering

It has become easier than ever to stay safe while in your vehicle. With recent technological developments, vehicles are now protecting you without you even having to react to what’s going on around you. For example, Toyota’s Lane Departure Steering Assist is designed to move your vehicle back into your lane when you start to drift away from your spot. This will keep you safe while on the road, but this is also a feature that is designed to keep other people safe as well. If you feel there is a need to turn this feature off or back on, there is a way that you can navigate these controls. Keep in mind, this is a great feature to have turned on. You don’t even know it is functioning until you need it. Let’s take a look at the set of controls necessary in order to turn Lane Departure Steering Assist on or off.

For this process, you will need to pay attention to your multiple function display that is located behind your steering wheel. This is where you will see items like your fuel gauge, speedometer, etc. A set of control buttons are located on your steering wheel on the left side. These controls will allow you to navigate through the different settings for your vehicle.

  • Using the up and down arrows on your control cluster, select the steering assist function settings. This is a small gear icon.

  • Use the left and right arrows in order to select the lane departure steering assist function. This is a picture of a vehicle that is moving to the right of its lane.

  • Press the ‘ok’ button and hold it down for 1.5 seconds.

  • The up and down buttons will allow you to choose whether or not the lane departure steering assist function is on or off.

  • Choose ‘ok’ to make your selection.

Some people find this feature to be a hindrance in certain driving conditions. If you are going to be moving in and out of your lane frequently for a short amount of time, you may want to turn the function off. Always be sure to turn it back on in order to increase the overall safety of your vehicle.

The Lane Departure Steering Assist function is a very helpful safety function that provides protection for you, your passengers and other vehicles that are on the road. These various safety features can also provide protection for pedestrians near your vehicle. Toyota is dedicated to providing all of the latest and greatest technological features in their current models. In the future, new technology will make its way into the market. Toyota will soon feature a new centralized communication system that will reduce the need for radar technology for systems like the Lane Departure Steering Assist function. If you want to find out more about the safety package that comes with a specific Toyota vehicle that is on the market right now, stop down to Toyota of Deerfield Beach today. We’ll get you behind the wheel of a Toyota for a test drive, and you can experience these safety features for yourself.

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