KIA Niro: Description of the eCall in-vehicle system
UAE eCall system (if equipped)
- Road accident
- Wireless network
- Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP)
The vehicle is equipped with a device*1 connected with the UAE eCall system for making emergency call to response teams. The UAE eCall system is an automatic emergency call service made in event of a traffic accident or other*2 accidents on the roads of Middle East. (only in countries with regulation on this system) The system allows contacting with an officer of the single duty dispatch service in case of accidents on the roads of Middle East. (only in countries with regulation on this system) The UAE eCall system given conditions, stated in the Owner's Manual as well as Warranty and Service book transmits data to the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) including such information as vehicle location, vehicle type, VIN (vehicle identification number of the vehicle).
Once the data which is stored in the UAE eCall system is delivered to the rescue center to assist the driver and passengers with proper rescue operations, the data will be deleted after rescue operation is completed.
*1. UAE eCall device in the Owner's Manual means equipment, installed in the vehicle, which provides connection with the UAE eCall system.
*2. "Other accidents" mean any accidents on the roads of Middle East (only in countries with regulation on this system) resulted in injured people and/or necessity of provision of assistance. In case of registration of any accident, it is necessary to stop a vehicle, press button SOS (location of the button is specified on the picture in "UAE eCall System" on page 7- 25. When making a call, the system gathers information about the vehicle (from which a call was made), after which connects the vehicle with an officer of the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) to tell about the reason of the emergency call.
Description of the eCall in-vehicle system
- SOS Button
- Crash signal
- Emergency Call System
Overview of the 999-based eCall in-vehicle system, its operation and functional ities: refer to this section. The 999-based eCall service is a public service of general interest and is accessible free of charge.
The 999-based eCall in-vehicle system is activated by default. It is activated automatically by means of in- vehicle sensors in the event of a severe accident.
It will also be triggered automatically when the vehicle is equipped with a TPS system which does not function in the event of a severe accident.
The 999-based eCall in-vehicle system can also be triggered manually, if needed. Instructions for manual activation of the system: refer to this section.
In the event of a critical system failure that would disable the 999-based eCall in-vehicle system, the following warning will be given to the occupants of the vehicle: refer to this section.
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