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Q: How can I safely use the air bags?

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How can I safely use the air bags?

A: air bags are very important safety features...

air bags are very important safety features that can potentially save your life in the event of an accident. However, there are a few things you can do to make sure that the air bags do their job properly and give you the most protection available: 1. Always wear your seat belts. The air bags rely on you wearing your seat belt in order to function properly. If you are not restrained by a seat belt, the air bag will collide with you in an unsafe manner. 2. Never put your feet on the dashboard. If your feet are on the dashboard when the front passenger air bag is deployed, they will be bent backwards towards your face, and you will likely be seriously injured. 3. Do not place objects on the air bag covers. Objects that are placed on the air bag covers may keep the air bags from inflating properly. air bag covers are marked, so that you can avoid covering them. 4. Do not place sharp objects directly between yourself and the front air bags. Anything between you and the air bags – whether it is something you are holding, or something in your mouth – will likely collide with you if an air bag is deployed.

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