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Radar cruise and cars behind you
I love the radar cruise feature, but I do find that in stop and go traffic, and occasionally at expressway speeds, the brakes are applied quickly. In the case of cars travelling close behind you, this can be unnerving for the Camry owner, as there is no easy way to tell if you brake lights ahve gone on or the car is just being quickly slowed by the regen braking system.
M<y cure for this minor anxiety was to take a short audio optical cable and slip one end between the upper brake light and the window and the other end pointed towards the front of the car and any location that is suitable to be viewed in the rear view mirror. It can alos just be pointed at the rear windshield (especially if tinted) as it will reflect brightly and can then be seen in the rear view mirror.
When I first drove with the radar cruise, I was unsure when the brakes were being applied and that was un-nerving. No more.