Cadillac Escalade: Questions and Answers About Safety Belts - Safety Belts - Safety Belts - Seats and Restraints - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Questions and Answers About Safety Belts

Q: Will I be trapped in the vehicle after a crash if I am wearing a safety belt?

A: You could be— whether you are wearing a safety belt or not. Your chance of being conscious during and after a crash, so you can unbuckle and get out, is much greater if you are belted.

Q: If my vehicle has airbags, why should I have to wear safety belts?

A: Airbags are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts— not instead of them. Whether or not an airbag is provided, all occupants still have to buckle up to get the most protection.

Also, in nearly all states and in all Canadian provinces, the law requires wearing safety belts.

    Why Safety Belts Work
    When riding in a vehicle, you travel as fast as the vehicle does. If the vehicle stops suddenly, you keep going until something stops you. It could be the windshield, the instrument panel, or the ...

    How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
    This section is only for people of adult size. There are special things to know about safety belts and children. And there are different rules for smaller children and infants. If a child will be ri ...

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    Daily checks
    • Operation of lamps, horn, direction indicators, wipers, washers and warning lamps. • Operation of seat belts and brakes. • Look for fluid deposits underneath the vehicle that might i ...

    Connecting a device
    1. USB sockets. 2. 3.5 mm AUX socket. 3. Rear media USB socket. 4. Rear media AV sockets. NOTICE Read the manufacturer's instructions for any device, before it is connected to the au ...

    Headlamp High/ Low-Beam Changer
    Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer: Push the turn signal/lane change lever away from you to turn the high beams on. Pull the lever toward you to return to low beams. This indicator light turns on i ...