Ford Kuga
 Owners Manual
Driving Aids » Driver Alert
Principle of Operation


  • The system does not relieve you of your responsibility to drive with due care and attention.
  • At all times you are responsible for controlling your vehicle, supervising the system and intervening if required.
  • If the sensor becomes blocked the system may not function.
  • Take regular rest breaks as required and do not wait for the system to warn you if you feel tired.
  • Take rest breaks only where it is safe to do so.
  • Certain driving styles and behavior may result in the system issuing a warning even if you are not feeling tired.
  • In cold and severe weather conditions the system may not function. Rain, snow, spray and large contrasts in lighting can all influence the sensor.
  • The system will not operate if the sensor cannot track the road lane markings.
  • The system may not operate in areas during roadwork construction.
  • The system may not operate on roads with sharp bends or narrow lanes.
  • Do not carry out windshield repairs in the immediate area surrounding the sensor.
  • If your vehicle has a suspension kit not approved by us, the system may not function correctly.

Note: Keep the windshield free from obstructions such as bird droppings, insects and snow or ice.

Note: The system assists you when driving on fast main roads and freeways.

Note: The system calculates an alertness level at vehicle speeds above approximately 40 mph (65 km/h).

The system automatically monitors your driving behavior.

The system is designed to alert you if it detects that you are becoming drowsy or if your driving deteriorates.

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