Honda Accord: Advice for Pregnant Women - Protecting Adults and Teens - Driver and Passenger Safety - Honda Accord Owners ManualHonda Accord: Advice for Pregnant Women

If you are pregnant, the best way to

If you are pregnant, the best way to protect yourself and your unborn child when driving or riding in a vehicle is to always wear a seat belt, and keep the lap part of the belt as low as possible across the hips.

When driving, remember to sit upright and adjust the seat as far back as possible while allowing full control of the vehicle. When riding as a front passenger, adjust the seat as far back as possible.

This will reduce the risk of injuries to both you and your unborn child that can be caused by a crash or an inflating front airbag.

Each time you have a checkup, ask your doctor if it’s okay for you to drive.

    Maintain a Proper Sitting Position
    After all occupants have adjusted their seats and head restraints, and put on their seat belts, it is very important that they continue to sit upright, well back in their seats, with their f ...

    Additional Safety Precautions
    Two people should never use the same seat belt. If they do, they could be very seriously injured in a crash. Do not put any accessories on seat belts. Devices intended to improve occupant comf ...

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    Installation with LATCH system
    Type A Widen the gap between the seat cushion and seatback slightly. Latch the hooks of the lower straps onto the LATCH anchors. If the child restraint has a top tether strap, the top te ...