Buick Regal: Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy - Safety Belts - Seats and Restraints - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy

Safety belts work for everyone, including pregnant women. Like all occupants, they are more likely to be seriously injured if they do not wear safety belts.

A pregnant woman should wear a lap-shoulder belt, and the lap portion should be worn as low as possible, below the rounding, throughout the pregnancy.

A pregnant woman should wear a lap-shoulder belt, and the lap portion should be worn as low as possible, below the rounding, throughout the pregnancy.

The best way to protect the fetus is to protect the mother. When a safety belt is worn properly, it is more likely that the fetus will not be hurt in a crash. For pregnant women, as for anyone, the key to making safety belts effective is wearing them properly.

    Sewn-in Safety Belt Comfort Guide
    On vehicles with the sewn-in comfort guide, there is one guide for each outboard passenger position in the rear seat. To install a comfort guide to the safety belt: 1. Remove the guide from its st ...

    Safety Belt Extender
    If the vehicle's safety belt will fasten around you, you should use it. But if a safety belt is not long enough, your dealer will order you an extender. When you go in to order it, take the heaviest ...

    See also:

    Hazard Warning Flasher
    The hazard warning lights should always be used when you stop on or near a roadway in an emergency. The hazard warning lights warn other drivers that your vehicle is a traffic hazard and that t ...

    Recommended spark plugs
    Refer to “Electrical system” F12-8. ...

    Maximum trailer loads
    Never allow the total trailer load to exceed the value specified in the “Towing Load/Specification” chart found later in this section. The total trailer load equals trailer weight plus its car ...