BMW 5 Series: The concept - DSC Dynamic Stability 
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DSC prevents traction loss in the driving wheels when driving away and accelerating.

DSC also recognizes unstable vehicle conditions, such as fishtailing or nose-diving. Subject to physical limits, DSC helps to keep the vehicle on a steady course by reducing engine speed and by applying brakes at individual wheels.

An appropriate driving style is always the Adjust your driving style to the situation
An appropriate driving style is always the responsibility of the driver.

The laws of physics cannot be repealed, even with DSC.

Therefore, do not reduce the additional safety margin by driving in a risky manner.◀

    Indicator/warning lamps
    The indicator lamp flashes: DSC controls the drive forces and brake forces. The indicator lamp lights up: DSC has failed. ...

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