What is ADAS – Advanced Driver Assistance Systems?

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, or ADAS, is the term used to describe the growing number of safety functions designed to improve driver, passenger and pedestrian safety by reducing both the severity and overall number of motor vehicle accidents. ADAS can warn drivers of potential dangers, intervene to help the driver remain in control in order to prevent an accident and, if necessary, reduce the severity of an accident if it can’t be avoided.

In short, ADAS compensates for our mistakes, be they inattentiveness, erroneous control inputs or, up to a point, downright stupidity. As uncomfortable as humans are with admitting it, we are not perfect–but ADAS is here to help. At least that’s the idea. ADAS are becoming much more common with new models of vehicles. They are no longer limited to luxury vehicles. Some systems may become standard on all vehicle makes.

ADAS available at Viking Drive

We have invested in the latest calibration technologies from Bosch, understanding the rapid increase in use of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) in new cars and the need for calibration ensuring driver safety.

  • Sensor calibration required even after minor repairs, maintenance or service tasks
  • Expanded set with calibration targets for almost all European, Japanese and Korean makes
  • Professional calibration tools, know-how and intelligent workshop software

For more information on how ADAS works, or calibration requirements, give the team at Viking Drive a call on (07) 4952 3821.

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