Buick LaCrosse: Defensive Driving - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Defensive Driving

Defensive driving means “always expect the unexpected.” The first step in driving defensively is to wear the safety belt. See Safety Belts.

• Assume that other road users (pedestrians, bicyclists, and other drivers) are going to be careless and make mistakes.

Anticipate what they might do and be ready.

• Allow enough following distance between you and the driver in front of you.

• Focus on the task of driving.

    Distracted Driving
    Distraction comes in many forms and can take your focus from the task of driving. Exercise good judgment and do not let other activities divert your attention away from the road. Many local ...

    Drunk Driving
    Death and injury associated with drinking and driving is a global tragedy. WARNING! Drinking and then driving is very dangerous. Your reflexes, perceptions, attentiveness, and judgment can ...

    See also:

    The front airbag system
    The front airbags supplement the three-point seat belts. For these airbags to provide the protection intended, seat belts must be worn at all times. The front airbag system includes gas generator ...

    Rear
    Opening Press on the cover. Emptying Take out the insert. Lighter Push in the lighter. The lighter can be removed as soon as it pops back out. Danger of burns Only hold the hot lighter ...

    Important safety notes
    WARNING When leaving the vehicle, always remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock. Always take the SmartKey with you and lock the vehicle. Do not leave children unattended in the vehicle ...