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When riding in a vehicle, you travel as fast as the vehicle does. If the vehicle

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 safety belts!

When you wear a safety belt, you and the vehicle slow down together. There is more time to stop because you stop over a longer distance and, when worn properly, your strongest bones take the forces from the safety belts. That is why wearing safety belts makes such good sense.

    Safety Belts
    This section of the manual describes how to use safety belts properly. It also describes some things not to do with safety belts. WARNING Do not let anyone ride where a safety belt cannot be wo ...

    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 cr ...

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    Opening/closing from the outside
    Opening ► Press the button on the SmartKey. ► Pull handle 1. ► Raise the tailgate. Closing WARNING   To prevent possible personal injury, always keep hands and f ...

    Setting a speed
    WARNING   Keep in mind that it may take a brief moment until the vehicle has made the necessary adjustments. Increase or decrease the set vehicle speed to a value that the prevailing ro ...

    Repeat Functionality
    To use Repeat: Press the softkey below or to select between Repeat All and Repeat Track. (Repeat All): Press the softkey below to repeat all tracks. The tab appears lowered when Repeat All ...