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Q: How can I improve airbag safety?

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How can I improve airbag safety?

A: Airbags are vital safety features that can ...

Airbags are vital safety features that can reduce injury and potentially save your life if you are in an accident. There are a few things that you can do to ensure that the airbag does its job properly if it is deployed: 1. Sit upright in your seat at all times. The airbag is designed to protect you based on you sitting in an upright position. 2. Do not put any accessories, or heavy and sharp objects over the airbag covers. 3. Never place your seat on the dashboard, or the passenger seatback. 4. Never carry heavy items on your lap.

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