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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    S mode
    ●When the shift range is “4” or lower, holding the shift lever toward “+” sets the shift range to “6”. ●To prevent the engine from over-revving, upshifting may automatical ...

    Opening/closing the glass sunroof
    When the sliding visor is open, proceed as described under Sliding visor. ...

    Jump-Starting
    Jump-starting is dangerous if done incorrectly. So follow the procedure carefully. If you feel unsure about jump-starting, we strongly recommend that you have a competent service technician do the ...