Cadillac Escalade: Defensive Driving - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Defensive Driving

Defensive driving means “always expect the unexpected.” The first step in driving defensively is to wear the safety belt. See Safety Belts  .

  • Assume that other road users (pedestrians, bicyclists, and other drivers) are going to be careless and make mistakes. Anticipate what they might do and be ready.
  • Allow enough following distance between you and the driver in front of you.
  • Focus on the task of driving.
    Distracted Driving
    Distraction comes in many forms and can take your focus from the task of driving. Exercise good judgment and do not let other activities divert your attention away from the road. Many local governme ...

    Drunk Driving
    Death and injury associated with drinking and driving is a global tragedy. WARNING Drinking and then driving is very dangerous. Your reflexes, perceptions, attentiveness, and judgment can be af ...

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    Adjusting the four-way lumbarsupport
    You can adjust the contour of the driver's seat backrests individually to provide optimum support for your back. 1 To raise the backrest contour 2 To soften the backrest contour 3 To lower the ...

    Rear media control from the touch screen
    When the main rear media control screen is displayed on the touch screen, the rear media remote control will be locked out. No part of the rear media system will operate until it is turned on via ...

    Important notes on tire pressure
    WARNING   If the tire pressure drops repeatedly, check the tires for punctures from foreign objects and/or whether air is leaking from the valves or from around the rim. The tire temper ...