Protecting drivers, vehicles and other road users – the Actros comes with a wide range of safety components as standard equipment. Digital assistants don't relieve drivers of responsibility, but can effectively support them in critical situations. For example, Active Brake Assist 5: This feature can automatically initiate full-stop braking when approaching stationary and moving objects in certain situations, in so doing exceeding legal requirements. It also comes with Spurhalte-Assistent, Stabilitätsregel-Assistent, Aufmerksamkeits-Assistent and other digital assist systems like MirrorCam.
Turning right in an urban environment can pose very particular dangers: Here, within the system limits, the optional Active Sideguard Assist§§287 can warn the driver in certain situations and even trigger automatic braking.