What is the Lane Keeping Assist System?

Part of the Honda Sensing® safety suite, the Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) alerts drivers when their vehicle begins to drift from its lane. Whether you are cruising Asheville streets or out on the 405, LKAS can help to provide an extra level of peace-of-mind. Learn more about how Lane Keeping Assist works in new Honda vehicles in this guide from Apple Tree Honda.

How Does Lane Keep Assist Work?

Lane Keeping Assist features a sensor camera that is mounted behind the rearview mirror. This camera scans road markings and will send visual and tactile alerts to notify you if your vehicle starts to drift from its lane if you haven’t activated the turn signal. When the system detects that the vehicle has started to drift, it will relay a warning which will appear on the multi-information display, and the steering wheel will vibrate to alert you. The Lane Keeping Assist System can also provide corrective steering to help keep your vehicle in its lane. 

Can I Turn Lane Keep Assist Off? 

Yes, the Lane Keeping Assist System can be deactivated at any time. Here’s how: 

  • Press the MAIN button on the steering wheel until you see LKAS on the multi-information display.
  • Press LKAS.
  • You’ll see lane outlines on the display (dotted lines turn solid when the system is ready).
  • Press the MAIN or LKAS button to turn off the system.

What is Honda Sensing®? 

Honda Sensing® is a suite of advanced safety and driver-assist technologies and is standard or available on many new Honda vehicles, including the Accord, Civic, CR-V, and Pilot. In addition to Lane Keeping Assist, Honda Sensing® also includes: 

  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) 
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM) 

Johnson City and Hendersonville drivers can also opt for additional Honda safety features such as:

  • Blind Spot Information System
  • Honda LaneWatch
  • Cross-Traffic Monitor
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights  

Learn More About Honda Safety Features at Apple Tree Honda 

Now that we’ve answered the question, “What is Lane Keep Assist,” schedule a test drive to experience all that the Honda safety features for yourself. We are certain that you will be impressed with the capabilities of the Honda Sensing® suite. Make sure to take a look at our new vehicle specials to find our current money-saving offers, and contact us if you have any questions.

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