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Q: What precautions should be followed regarding seating and Restraints?

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What precautions should be followed regarding seating and Restraints?

A: It’s important that you follow the right sa...

It’s important that you follow the right safety precautions involving seating and Restraints while driving or riding in your car. Here are a few of the most important things to know:

  • Never recline the seat all the way while riding in the car, as you may slide under the belt during an impact.

  • Cargo should never be higher than the backs of the front seats, or it could injure the driver and front passenger in an accident.

  • If you adjust a seatback, make sure that it has latched completely before getting back on the road.

  • If the car is moving, don’t adjust the driver’s seat or seatback.

  • Make sure that the seat belt fits correctly with the lap belt over your hips and the shoulder belt across your chest and over the shoulder.

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