Electronic stability control (ESC), also referred to as electronic stability program (ESP) or dynamic stability control (DSC), is a computerized technology that improves a vehicle's stability by detecting and reducing loss of traction .
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) uses automatic braking of individual wheels to prevent the heading from changing too quickly (spinning out) or not quickly enough (plowing out). ESC cannot increase the available traction, but maximizes the possibility of keeping the vehicle under control and on the road during extreme maneuvers by using the ...
Driving safety took a big step forward in the mid-1990s when electronic stability control was introduced. The German auto supplier Bosch developed the first system, and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7-series were the first cars to use the new safety and regulatory devices.
The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system is your car's traction control system. The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected.
Electronic stability control (ESC) is a safety feature that detects and helps to prevent or recover from skids. ESC can help keep the driver from losing control of the car in a panic swerve or when driving on slippery roads.
ESC is a vehicle control system comprised of sensors and a microcomputer that continuously monitors how well a vehicle responds to a driver's steering input ...
According to the IIHS, electronic stability control reduces the risk of multiple car, single car, and rollover accidents. The reduction in fatal single-vehicle rollovers is the most dramatic, and drivers with ESC are 75 percent more likely to survive those accidents than drivers who don’t have ESC.
Electronic stability control works most effectively when your car’s anti-lock braking system is working effectively. If you are having problems with your ABS, your ESC may not work well or at all. Common causes of 4-wheel ABS malfunctions include worn brake linings and air or dirt in the brake fluid.
Electronic Stability Control (or ESC) is a new on-board crash avoidance system for motor vehicles. ESC will help you to avoid loss of control that could lead to a collision.
Yet ESC, or Electronic Stability Control, is the most important technology in preventing auto fatalities since the seatbelt, according to safety experts. It is too often confused with traction ...