​​Lane Departure Warning Light

lane departure warning indicator
lane departure dashboard light

The Bulb Check: ​​Lane Departure Warning Light

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Th​e Lane Departure System uses a forward facing camera that can identify the lane lines on the road as you are driving. If the computer notices you moving to one side without a turn signal, it will alert the driver with a light, sound, vibration, or combination of the three. 

​If your vehicle drifts from one side or the other without using your signal light, the system will illuminate the light. Usually is will indicate which side you are drifting towards. 

​​What to Do: ​​​​​​​​Lane Departure Warning Light

​​​​​​​​If the​ system is indicating you are drifting to one side or the other, simply correct your steering. This feature is to improve safety, some of the newer systems such as the "Lane Keeping Assist" will acutally correct your steering for you.