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 ...

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    Defrosting or defogging the windshield
    To direct warm air to the windshield and front door windows: 1. Set the air inlet selection button to the OFF position. 2. Press the “” button. 3. Turn the temperature control dial all the way ...

    Towing the vehicle on four wheels
    All vehicles WARNINGS: Switch the ignition on when yourvehicle is being towed. The steeringlock will engage and the directionindicators and brake lamps will not workif you do not. WARNINGS: The br ...

    Fuel Range
    This display shows the approximate distance the vehicle can be driven without refueling. The fuel range estimate is based on an average of the vehicle's fuel economy over recent driving hist ...