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Camry Q&A: Why are some screen options disabled when moving?

Why are the screen options grayed out while I’m moving?

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AutoTrader: This isn’t a mistake. There’s nothing wrong with the system when certain features are inaccessible while the car is in motion. Toyota made a deliberate decision to restrict access to some options while the car is moving in the name of safety. Although it can sometimes be frustrating, Toyota’s goal is cut down on driver distraction.


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  1. It’s more distracting and dangerous to now have to look for /look down at one’s phone to manage those options that are disabled on the large display screen while driving.

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