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. Move
your seat as far back as possible
from front air bags, while still main-
taining control of the vehicle.
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.
Hold the steering wheel by the
rim with hands at the 9 o’clock
and 3 o’clock positions to min-
imize the risk of injuries to
your hands and arms.
NEVER place anything or any-
one between 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.
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.
To reduce the risk of serious
injury or death from an inflating
air bag, take the following pre-
• Adjust the driver’s seat as far
to the rear as possible while
maintaining the ability to main-
tain full control of the vehicle.
Adjust the front passenger
seat as far to the rear as possi-
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Elantra Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Elantra|
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