Safety Belt System

and the lap belt snug and low across the hips. WARNING: Always drive and ride with your seatback upright
and the lap belt snug and low across the hips.

where they can be properly restrained. WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury, make sure children sit
where they can be properly restrained.

while the vehicle is moving. The passenger cannot protect the WARNING: Never let a passenger hold a child on his or her lap
while the vehicle is moving. The passenger cannot protect the child from injury in a collision.

should always properly wear their safety belts, even when an air WARNING: All occupants of the vehicle, including the driver,
should always properly wear their safety belts, even when an air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) is provided.

inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding in WARNING: It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area,
inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. Do not allow people to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and safety belts. Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a safety belt properly.

significantly more likely to die than a person wearing a seat belt. WARNING: In a rollover crash, an unbelted person is
significantly more likely to die than a person wearing a seat belt.

safety belt assembly which is made up of one buckle and one WARNING: Each seating position in your vehicle has a specific
safety belt assembly which is made up of one buckle and one tongue that are designed to be used as a pair. 1) Use the shoulder belt on the outside shoulder only. Never wear the shoulder belt under the arm. 2) Never swing the safety belt around your neck over the inside shoulder. 3) Never use a single belt for more than one person.

should be properly restrained in a rear seating position. WARNING: When possible, all children 12 years old and under
should be properly restrained in a rear seating position.

that has been closed up in sunny weather; they could burn a WARNING: Safety belts and seats can become hot in a vehicle
that has been closed up in sunny weather; they could burn a small child. Check seat covers and buckles before you place a child anywhere near them.

women, should wear safety belts for optimum protection in an WARNING: Front and rear seat occupants, including pregnant
women, should wear safety belts for optimum protection in an accident.

See also:

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