( For vehicles purchased in Canada, call 1-800-268-6800) that provides in an emergency:
Free lockout assistance Free dead-battery assistance Free out-of-fuel assistance Free flat-tire change Emergency towing
2001 Chevrolet Lumina Owner's Manual
Litho in U.S.A. Part Number 10300810 A First Edition
© Copyright General Motors Corporation 2000 All Rights Reserved
Table of Contents
Seats and Restraint Systems
Seats and Seat Controls Safety Belts
Air Bag Systems Restraint Systems for Children
Features and Controls
Windows Keys and Door Locks Remote Keyless Entry (If Equipped) …show more content…
It also tells you some things you should not do with safety belts. And it explains the air bag system.
Don’t let anyone ride where he or she can’t wear a safety belt properly. If you are in a crash and you’re not wearing a safety belt, your injuries can be much worse. You can hit things inside the vehicle or be ejected from it. You can be seriously injured or killed. In the same crash, you might not be if you are buckled up. Always fasten your safety belt, and check that your passengers’ belts are fastened properly too.
Slide the head restraint up or down so that the top of the restraint is closest to the top of your ears. This position reduces the chance of a neck injury in a crash.
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 …show more content…
But you can unbuckle a safety belt, even if you’re upside down. And your chance of being conscious during and after an accident, so you can unbuckle and get out, is much greater if you are belted. If my vehicle has air bags, why should I have to wear safety belts? Air bags are in many vehicles today and will be in most of them in the future. But they are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts -- not instead of them. Every air bag system ever offered for sale has required the use of safety belts. Even if you’re in a vehicle that has air bags, you still have to buckle up to get the most protection. That’s true not only in frontal collisions, but especially in side and other