Successfully added Traffic Jam Assistant to US model -- interested in other people's experience with TJA

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I believe the OEM version requires constant confirmation of hands holding the steering wheel, from what the manual seems to suggest.

The retrofit bypasses the sensor, since US vehicles don't have it, so the system will keep working even without hands on the steering wheel. But again... this is a driver assist feature, so hands should be on the steering wheel at all times.
From the attached manual scan:

Operating Requirements:
. . .
> Both hands on the steering wheel.

Hmmm. . . One-handed drivers need not apply . . .
Maybe that's another reason it's not offered in the US -- we have the "Americans With Disability Act" and, since Americans love to sue, BMW would be in court in a flash.