14. Adaptive cruise control indicator
What it looks like: A reminder that the college basketball season matters more for some conferences.
What it means: You've turned your cruise control on. If you're not out on the highway, wind in your hair, maintaining a steady speed, you should turn it off.
15. Freezing temperatures warning
What it looks like: A perfect little unique snowflake.
What it means: Baby, it's cold outside. Specifically, it's below 37 degrees Fahrenheit, so it's technically possible for black ice to form on bridges and overpasses.
16. Wait to start indicator
What it looks like: A silly straw, or the eyes of a wise old owl.
What it means: You have a diesel engine, and the glow plugs -- really hot plugs designed to help the diesel combust while the engine is cold -- aren't hot enough yet. Give it a few seconds.