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EAP include Driving Assistance?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by ebmcs03, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. ebmcs03

    ebmcs03 Active Member

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    So if I choose EAP and when I’m not using EAP but driving myself. Will the model 3 have active lane keeping assist, for when the driver dose off on the wheel? Will it vibrate the steering wheel to wake you up?
    Or slow the car down when the car in front slows down? I’m not referring to Automatic Emergnecy Braking. That sounds like it only kicks in when you’re going to crash. I don’t want it to crash. I want it to slow down the car and warn the driver if something really slows up ahead if the driver isn’t paying attention.

    Any blind spot warning? If The driver changes lanes and not notice a car in their blind spot.

    I guess I’m basically asking if it has the safety driving packages that most other manufactures have now a days as a small add on package.

    Like the Subaru EyeSight. Or Mercedes / BMWs Driving Assistance Package.
     
  2. alexdav

    alexdav Supporting Member

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    If you're on autopilot and you do not respond to it's alerts asking you to hold the steering wheel, it flashes the screen first, then it beeps to alert you.

    If you don't respond past that, it'll slow down the car to a stop, in the lane, and put on the hazards.

    Just the ultrasonics at the moment. Still best to use your mirrors / look :)
     
  3. ebmcs03

    ebmcs03 Active Member

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    I’m asking when I’m not using auto pilot. Does the car still have all the driving assist functionality to keep the driver awake and from crashing.
     
  4. Derek Kessler

    Derek Kessler Active Member

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    Lane keeping assist is a standard safety feature and always active. It gives a rumble step kind of feel down by your feet when you cross over a line without the turn signal activated.


    If the driver has Traffic Aware Cruise Control engaged, it will match the slower vehicle's speed. If they're driving by working the pedal, it will continue forward at whatever speed the driver's commanding.


    Readings from the ultrasonic sensors are displayed around the car graphic on the center display. Also, if you set your motors correctly you can greatly minimize your blind spots.
     
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  5. Gwgan

    Gwgan Almost a wagon

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    No, it will not use active cruise control to slow you down if you do not turn it on. You can use ACC without lane keeping if the car has EAP. Even without EAP you can turn on lane departure warning to get a vibration in the steering wheel if you cross the line and you can set the collision warning setting to “early”. There is no audible or tactile blind spot detection except at parking speeds.
     
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  6. SomeJoe7777

    SomeJoe7777 Marginally-Known Member

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    The following Autopilot safety features are always available, and are available even if you do NOT purchase EAP:
    • Forward Collision Warning: sounds a warning alert tone when the car is rapidly approaching a slower-moving or stopped car in front.
    • Automatic Emergency Braking: automatically applies the brakes to slow the car by up to 25 MPH to mitigate the intensity of an imminent forward collision.
    • Blind spot warning: Provides visual indication of the proximity of objects surrounding the car using the gray/yellow/orange/red colored lines next to the car on the display.
    • Side Collision Warning: sounds a warning alert tone when the ultrasonic sensors on the side of the car detect that an object is closing rapidly.
    • Side Collision Avoidance: automatically nudges the steering to avoid an imminent side collision -- the nudge is brief and minor, it will not steer the car out of the lane.
    The following Autopilot convenience features require the purchase of EAP:
    • Traffic Aware Cruise Control: Maintains speed and distance from the car being followed in front. Will slow down and stop, and then resume when traffic moves again.
    • Autosteer: Maintains lane position without driver input to the steering wheel.
    • Auto Lane Change: Changes lanes using only the turn signal stalk, with no driver steering input, will auto-detect other vehicles and not initiate the lane change if they're in the way.
    • Auto High Beam: Automatically engages and disengages high beam headlights as other oncoming or following traffic is detected. (Not yet functional on Model 3).
    • Auto Park: Automatically can park the vehicle in parallel and perpendicular parking spots that are surrounded by 2 other cars.
    • Auto Park After Exit: Can automatically pull the car forward into a parking place after the driver has exited the vehicle. (Not yet functional on Model 3).
    • Summon: Can move the car forward and backward by remote control using the Telsa app on the phone. (Not yet functional on Model 3).
     
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  7. ebmcs03

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    Thanks!
     

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