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Why install blind spot assist, one of the eight reasons is enough to convince you

Why install blind spot assist, one of the eight reasons is enough to convince you


What is the blind spot assist system?

Mercedes-Benz Blind Spot Assist is a system that relies on sensors mounted on the front and rear of the body to detect whether there are other vehicles approaching within 3-15 meters on all sides of the body, and if so, a red arrow will appear in the rearview mirror to alert the driver that it is dangerous to cut the line. If the driver insists on cutting the line, the arrow will not only flash the car will also issue a warning sound.

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What does the Blind Spot Assist system do?

What is the role of the blind spot assist system —- to help eliminate visual dead spots, effectively avoiding collisions with other vehicles caused by blind spots when driving in the cut line or when opening the door, making driving safer.

In order to reduce the potential danger caused by the vehicle’s rear visual blind spot, the blind spot assist system, with short-range radar to monitor and assist the driver. Blind Spot Assist to reduce the potential danger caused by the driver’s visual blind spot when switching lanes. When a neighboring vehicle enters the visual blind spot area, Blind Spot Assist will alert the driver with a red triangle warning light on the rear view mirror; when the driver dials the directional lights to change lanes, Blind Spot Assist further flashes the warning light and emits an audible sound to prevent a possible accident.

Basically, Blind Spot Assist has five features: blind spot monitoring, lane change assistance, reverse collision warning, open door collision warning, and active overtaking warning, which protects the owner’s driving.


Why should be installed blind spot monitoring system?

1, The risk of snow, snow mirror blur

blind spot assist 6 BSD on snowy days

2, The risk of rain, blurred mirrors in the rain

blind spot assist 4 BSD on rainy days

3, the risk of foggy days, foggy day mirrors blurred

blind spot assist 5 BSD on foggy days

4, Night risk, blurred mirrors at night

7 Assisted lane change at night

5, open the door risk, can not see the passers-by accidentally open the door.

6, blind spot risk, blind spot in the rear view exists lane change danger.

7、 Lane change risk, the danger of changing lanes at high speed.

8 Assisted lane change at high speed

8, tailgating risk, can not see the rear view of the vehicle driving

3 BSD foresight


How Blind Spot Assist works

Blind Spot Assist uses proximity radar to monitor the area outside of the rear and side driver’s field of vision that cannot be seen in the rearview mirror, known as the “blind spot area”. When there is a vehicle in this area, the system will send visual and acoustic warnings to the driver, generally the triangle of the outside mirror will light up in red when the vehicle approaches

When the vehicle is traveling at a speed of 30km/h or more, if the Blind Spot Assist system detects that a vehicle is located within the capture area of the radar sensor system, the warning light will illuminate in red to warn the driver. In addition, a warning is displayed in the instrument panel. A warning is issued when a vehicle passes through the capture zone, regardless of its relative speed to the vehicle.

The Mercedes-Benz blind spot assist system consists of two radar detection modules on the left and right of the rear bumper, lenses with blind spot assist on the left and right, a door control module for the front and passenger doors, and a bracket for the radar detection module, blind spot assist is a separate system

Left rear and right rear bumper radar sensor, located on the rear bumper its role is to monitor objects (obstacles or vehicles) in the area that can not be observed by the outside rearview mirror, monitoring distance S = 0.18 ~ 30m, the resolution of S = 0.04m

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Mercedes-Benz S350 blind spot assist modification case

The blind spot assist system consists of two radar detection modules on the left and right of the rear bumper, left and right lenses with blind spot assist, front and passenger window control modules, and radar detection module brackets, a total of eight accessories. Let’s take a look at the case of Mercedes-Benz S350 upgrade blind spot assist system modification.


If the car speed is above 30 yards, if there are cars on the left and right side close to you, the triangle on the lens will immediately light up red, if you hit the steering switch when the triangle is lit up, there will be a drop of alarm sound inside the car.

If the car is connected to the ignition switch, the blind spot on the lens will light up, but the car just started the blind spot triangle tip sign is not lit, only the car in more than 30 yards to start working


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