Chevrolet Blazer 2023 Teen Driver User Guide

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Chevrolet Blazer 2023 Teen Driver User Guide

Teen Driver

If equipped, this allows multiple keys to be registered for beginner drivers to encourage safe driving habits. When the vehicle is started with a Teen Driver key, it will
automatically activate certain safety systems, allow setting of some features, and limit the use of others. The Report Card will record vehicle data about driving behavior that can be viewed later. When the vehicle is started with a registered key, the Driver Information Center (DIC) displays a message that Teen Driver is active.

To access:

  1. Touch Settings on the Home Page, then touch Vehicle, and then Teen Driver.
  2. Create a Personal Identification Number (PIN) by choosing a four-digit PIN.
  3. Re-enter the PIN to confirm. To change the PIN, touch Change PIN.

The PIN is required to:

  • Set up/Add or remove keys.
  • Change Teen Driver settings.
  • Change or clear the Teen Driver PIN. . Access or delete Report Card data.

Set up/Add keys to activate Teen Driver and assign restrictions to the key:

Any vehicle key can be registered, up to a maximum of eight keys. Label the key to tell it apart from the other keys.

For a pushbutton start system:

  1. Start the vehicle.
  2. For automatic transmissions, the vehicle must be in P (Park). For manual transmissions, the vehicle must be stopped with the parking brake set.
  3. From the Settings menu, touch Vehicle and then Teen Driver.
  4. Enter the PIN.
  5. Place the remote key you wish to register in the transmitter pocket. The key does not need to be the one that started the vehicle. See Remote Key Operation 0 7 for the transmitter pocket location.
  6. From the Teen Driver menu, touch Setup Keys or Add/Remove Teen Driver Keys.
  • If the remote key has not previously been registered, the option to add the key displays. Touch Add and a confirmation message displays. Teen Driver restrictions will be applied whenever this remote key is used to operate the vehicle.
  • If the remote key has already been registered, the option to remove the key displays. If Remove is touched, the remote key is no longer registered. A confirmation message displays, and Teen Driver restrictions will not be applied if this remote key is used to operate the vehicle.

In vehicles with a pushbutton start system, if a Teen Driver and a non-Teen Driver key are both present at start up, the vehicle will recognize the non-Teen Driver key to start the vehicle. The Teen Driver settings will not be active.

For a keyed ignition system:

  1. Start the vehicle.
  2. For automatic transmissions, the vehicle must be in P (Park).
  3. For manual transmissions, the vehicle must be stopped with the parking brake set.
  4. From the Settings menu, touch Vehicle and then Teen Driver.
  5. Enter the PIN.
  6. Touch Setup Keys or Add/Remove Teen Driver Keys. The system displays instructions for registering or unregistering a key. A confirmation message displays.

Manage Settings or Teen Driver Settings
Depending on the options of your vehicle, the following menu items may be displayed:

Buckle to Drive
 When turned ON, Buckle to Drive prevents the driver from shifting out of P (Park) for a period of time after the brake pedal is pressed if the driver, or on some vehicles the detected passenger, has not buckled their seat belt. On some vehicles, Buckle to Drive is always ON when Teen Driver is active and is not configurable. See Buckle To Drive 0 46.

Audio Volume Limit
Allows a maximum audio volume to be set. Turn the audio volume limit on or off. Use the arrows to choose the maximum allowable level for the audio volume. On some infotainment systems, touch Set Audio Volume Limit to choose the maximum allowable audio volume level.

Set Audio Volume Limit
Use the arrows to choose the maximum allowable level for the audio volume. Teen Driver Speed Limiter : Limits the maximum speed of the vehicle. When the speed limiter is turned on and the vehicle is started with a Teen Driver key, the DIC displays a message that the top speed is limited. On certain vehicles, when the Speed Limiter is turned ON, the vehicle’s maximum acceleration will be limited. The DIC will display a message that the acceleration is limited.

Teen Driver Speed Warning
 Displays a warning in the DIC when exceeding a selectable speed. Turn the speed warning on or off and choose the desired speed warning level. The speed warning does not limit the speed of the vehicle. On some infotainment systems, touch Set Teen Driver Speed Warning to set the warning speed. Set Teen Driver Speed Warning: Choose the desired speed warning level. The speed warning does not limit the speed of the vehicle.

Sirius XM Explicit Content Filter
Allows the Sirius XM Explicit Content Filter to be turned ON or OFF. When ON, the teen driver will not be able to listen to Sirius XM stations that contain explicit content, and the Explicit Content Filter selection in the Audio Settings will be unavailable for change.

When Teen Driver is Active

  • If equipped, the radio will mute when the driver seat belt, and in some vehicles the front passenger seat belt, is not buckled. The audio from any device paired to the vehicle will also be muted.
  • An object placed on the front passengers eat, such as a briefcase, handbag, grocery bag, laptop, or other electronic device, could cause the passenger sensing system to falsely sense an unbuckled front passenger and mute the radio.
  • If this happens, remove the object from the seat. See Passenger Sensing System 0 57.
  • Some safety systems, such as Automatic Emergency Braking, if equipped, cannot be turned off
  • The gap setting for Adaptive Cruise Control and alert timing for Forward Collision Alert, if equipped, cannot be changed
  • When trying to change a safety feature that is not configurable in Teen Driver, the feature may be grayed out or removed from the infotainment menu, or the DIC will display a message indicating that Teen Driver is active and the action is not available.. Super Cruise, if equipped, is not available.
  • Enhanced Low Fuel Warning (if equipped)
    • When the vehicle is low on fuel, the low fuel light on the instrument cluster flashes and the DIC low fuel warning cannot be dismissed.
  • Do not tow a trailer if equipped with Automatic Emergency Braking.

Report Card

The vehicle owner must secure the driver’s consent to record certain vehicle data when the vehicle is driven with a registered Teen Driver key. There is one Report Card per vehicle. Data is only recorded when a registered Teen Driver key is used to operate the vehicle. The Report Card data is collected from the time Teen Driver is activated or the last time the Report Card was reset. The following items may be recorded:

  • Distance Driven – the total distance driven.
  • Maximum Speed – the maximum vehicle speed detected.
  • Overspeed Warnings – the number of times the speed warning setting was exceeded.
  • Wide Open Throttle – the number of times the accelerator pedal was pressed nearly all the way down.
  • Forward Collision Alerts (if equipped) –the number of times the driver was notified when approaching a vehicle ahead too quickly and at potential risk for a crash.
  • Forward Automatic Braking, also called Automatic Emergency Braking (if equipped) – the number of times the vehicle detected that a forward collision was imminent and applied the brakes.
  • Reverse Automatic Braking (if equipped) –the number of times the vehicle detected that a rearward collision was imminent and applied the brakes.
  • Traction Control – the number of times the Traction Control System activated to reduce wheel spin or loss of traction.
  • Stability Control – the number of events which required the use of electronic stability control.
  • Antilock Braking System Active – The number of Antilock Brake System activations.
  • Tailgating Alerts (if equipped)– the number of times the driver was alerted for following a vehicle ahead too closely.

Report Card Data
Cumulative Data is saved for all trips until the Report Card is reset or until the maximum count is exceeded. If the maximum count is exceeded for a Report Card line item, that item will no longer be updated in the Report Card until it is reset. Each item will report a maximum of 1,000 counts. The distance driven will report a maximum of 64 374 km (40,000 mi). To delete Report Card data, do one of the following:

  • From the Report Card display, touch Reset.
  • Touch Clear PIN and All Teen Driver Keys from the Teen Driver menu. This will also unregister any Teen Driver keys and delete the PIN.

Forgotten PIN
See your dealer to reset the PIN.

Reference Links

View Full User Guide: Chevrolet Blazer 2023 User Guide

Download Manuals: https://www.chevrolet.com/support/vehicle/manuals-guides

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