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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    Additional Factors Affecting System Operation
    Safety belts help keep the passenger in position on the seat during vehicle maneuvers and braking, which helps the passenger sensing system maintain the passenger airbag status. See “Safety Belts” ...

    Automatic/Emergency Locking Retractor (A/ELR)
    Each passenger’s seatbelt has an Automatic/ Emergency Locking Retractor (A/ ELR). The Automatic/Emergency Locking Retractor normally functions as an Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR). The A/ ELR ...

    General Information
    Vehicles with a Universal Handsfree Phone (UHP) system can use a Bluetooth® capable mobile phone with a Hands-Free Profile to make and receive phone calls. The infotainment system and voice ...