Honda Civic: Advice for Pregnant Women - Seat Belts - Safe Driving - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Advice for Pregnant Women

If you are pregnant, the best way to protect yourself and your unborn child

If you are pregnant, the best way to protect yourself and your unborn child when driving or riding in a vehicle is to always wear a seat belt and keep the lap part of the belt as low as possible across the hips.

Each time you have a checkup, ask your doctor if it is okay for you to drive.

To reduce the risk of injuries to both you and your unborn child that can be caused by an inflating front airbag:

• When driving, sit upright and adjust the seat as far back as possible while allowing full control of the vehicle.

• When sitting in the front passenger's seat, adjust the seat as far back as possible.

    Adjusting the Shoulder Anchor
    The front seats have adjustable shoulder anchors to accommodate taller and shorter occupants. 1. Move the anchor up and down while holding the release button. 2. Position the anchor so that ...

    Seat Belt Inspection
    Regularly check the condition of your seat belts as follows: • Pull each belt out fully, and look for frays, cuts, burns, and wear. • Check that the latches work smoothly and the belts retract e ...

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    Windshield and Wiper Blades
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    When checking or servicing in the engine compartment
    Do not contact the belt cover while checking the components in the engine compartment. Doing so may cause your hand to slip off the belt cover and result in an unexpected injury. ...

    Seats - removal and refitting
    Front seat removal Warning: The front seats may be fitted with side airbags. If they are, disconnect the battery negative lead (Chapter 5A), then wait at least 5 minutes before commencing wor ...