Buick LaCrosse: Following Distance - Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips - Towing - Driving and Operating - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Following Distance

Stay at least twice as far behind the vehicle ahead as you would when driving the vehicle without a trailer.

This can help to avoid situations that require heavy braking and sudden turns.

    Towing with a Stability Control System
    When towing, the sound of the stability control system might be heard. The system is reacting to the vehicle movement caused by the trailer, which mainly occurs during cornering. This is nor ...

    Passing
    More passing distance is needed when towing a trailer. Because the rig is longer, it is necessary to go farther beyond the passed vehicle before returning to the lane. ...

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    Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
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    Detachable tow ball
    WARNINGS: Never leave the detached tow ballarm unsecured inside the vehicle. This would increase the risk of injuryin an accident. Take special care when fitting thetow ball arm as the safety of th ...