Buick Regal: Control of a Vehicle - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: Control of a Vehicle

The following three systems help to control the vehicle while driving — brakes, steering, and accelerator. At times, as when driving on snow or ice, it is easy to ask more of those control systems than the tires and road can provide.

Meaning, you can lose control of the vehicle. See Traction Control System (TCS) .

Adding non-dealer accessories can affect vehicle performance. See Accessories and Modifications .

    Drunk Driving
    WARNING Drinking and then driving is very dangerous. Your reflexes, perceptions, attentiveness, and judgment can be affected by even a small amount of alcohol. You can have a serious — or even f ...

    Braking
    See Brake System Warning Light . Braking action involves perception time and reaction time. Deciding to push the brake pedal is perception time. Actually doing it is reaction time. Average reaction ...

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    Ignition system
    NOTICE ■Iridium-tipped spark plugs Use only iridium-tipped spark plugs. Do not adjust the spark plug gap. ...

    Instrument cluster
    Selecting the unit of measurement for distance The Display Unit Speed-/Odometer: function allows you to choose whether certain displays appear in kilometers or miles. The selected unit of measu ...

    Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system)
    Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) Your vehicle is capable of receiving XM Radio anywhere in the United States and Canada, except Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico. XM is a ...