The National Highway Traffic Safety Seat belts
Administration (NHTSA) recommends
Always fasten your seat belt before
Adjusting the seats so that you are sit-
ting in a safe, comfortable position
plays an important role in driver and
passenger safety together with the
seat belts and air bags in an accident.
that drivers allow at least 10 inches
starting any trip.
cm) between the center of the
At all times, passengers should sit
upright and be properly restrained.
Infants and small children must be
restrained in appropriate child restraint
systems. Children who have outgrown
a booster seat and adults must be
restrained using the seat belts.
steering wheel and their chest.
To reduce the risk of serious
injury or death from an inflating
air bag, take the following pre-
Do not use a cushion that
reduces friction between the seat
and the passenger. The passen-
ger’s hips may slide under the
lap portion of the seat belt during
an accident or a sudden stop.
Serious or fatal internal injuries
could result because the seat
belt cannot operate properly.
Adjust the driver’s seat as far to
the rear as possible while main-
taining the ability to maintain
full control of the vehicle.
• Adjust the front passenger seat
as far to the rear as possible.
Hold the steering wheel by the
rim with hands at the 9 o’clock
and 3 o’clock positions to mini-
mize the risk of injuries to your
hands and arms.
You can take steps to reduce the risk
of being injured by an inflating air
bag. Sitting too close to an air bag
greatly increases the risk of injury in
the event the air bag inflates.
• NEVER place anything or any-
one between the steering wheel
and the air bag.
Do not allow the front passen-
ger to place feet or legs on the
dashboard to minimize the risk
of leg injuries.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Sonata Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Sonata|
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