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Old 04-22-14, 06:10 AM   #1
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Hello! Anyone managed to watch movies on 2013 ES during driving? On my car it stops automatically once i remove break pedal. Please let me know!
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Old 04-22-14, 11:32 AM   #2
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I hope you're not wanting this so that you, the driver, can watch movies while in motion. I believe there are adapters available that would allow this, but keep in mind, it would be considered illegal in IL.
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Old 04-22-14, 01:06 PM   #3
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I believe this can be done with some kind of a hack but it is really a bad idea even if you tell me it just for your passengers.

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Old 04-22-14, 01:59 PM   #4
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I believe this can be done with some kind of a hack but it is really a bad idea even if you tell me it just for your passengers.

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My first thought when reading that someone wants to do something like this is that I hope I don't ever end up on the same road with that person. Even if the intended purpose is to allow passengers to watch video, it is just too likely that, somewhere along the line, something on the screen is going to attract the attention of the driver and distract him/her from what he/she should be paying attention to on the road.

Besides the fact that disabling the video lockout while driving is going to be illegal in most jurisdictions, I'm also confident that, if the insurance companies and the authorities discovered that video might have been playing while someone was involved in a traffic accident, the financial consequences to the driver related to liability would likely be quite steep.
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I have mixed feelings about this "safety" feature with the disabling of the dvd player. While I agree that the driver should not be tuned in the movie while driving, I find this feature useless due to this parking brake restriction. When I bought the car, I was delighted about the dvd player feature and that it would keep my children occupied while in a commute. But when I found out that this only works when the vehicle is stopped and the parking brake engaged, I found it useless. I rarely sit inside the car while it's parked, let alone watch a dvd in it.
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Old 04-22-14, 03:52 PM   #6
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Fear of lawsuits probably motivated Toyota/Lexus and other mfgrs to do this. Can't say I blame them.
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Hi,

Here's exactly what you're looking for...
http://www.prestigioussociety.com/?page_id=1167
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Hi,

Here's exactly what you're looking for...
http://www.prestigioussociety.com/?page_id=1167
I like their disclaimer at the bottom of the page:

* WARNING!: The module is NOT intended for use, and should not be used, by the driver while the vehicle is in motion. Use of the module by the driver while the vehicle is in motion may result in serious injuries and/or death to the driver or other occupants or other unspecified damages.
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I like their disclaimer at the bottom of the page:

* WARNING!: The module is NOT intended for use, and should not be used, by the driver while the vehicle is in motion. Use of the module by the driver while the vehicle is in motion may result in serious injuries and/or death to the driver or other occupants or other unspecified damages.
Who would by their product then.
Lol yeah anything to avoid a law suit...
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Old 04-28-14, 02:34 AM   #10
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Hi,

Here's exactly what you're looking for...
http://www.prestigioussociety.com/?page_id=1167
Thanks for advice! Is good but too expensive i think
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Or you can go this route...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/club...xus-100-a.html
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Thank you very much!
I wasn't aware of this GB
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I stumbled across it, thought it was a good deal
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why? who's driving?
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Who would by their product then.
Lol yeah anything to avoid a law suit...
The "safety" features (such as turning off the DVD player that the driver might watch while the car is in motion), are not just to avoid lawsuits.

They are, mostly, to prevent foolish people from killing themselves and others.

No one can stop you from killing yourself, if you really want to.

But, you really should refrain from doing things that are very likely to kill other people. That would be considered very rude, even if you do not succeed.
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