Honda Civic: Seat Belt Reminder - Seat Belts - Safe Driving - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Seat Belt Reminder

Your vehicle monitors front seat belt use. If

Your vehicle monitors front seat belt use. If the ignition switch is turned to ON before before the driver's seat belt is fastened, a beeper will sound and the indicator will blink. If the driver does not fasten the belt before the beeper stops, the indicator will remain on.

The beeper will also periodically sound and the indicator will blink while driving until the driver's and front passenger’s seat belts are fastened.

The indicator will also come on if a front passenger does not fasten their seat belt within 6 seconds after the ignition switch is turned to ON When no one is sitting in the front passenger's seat,.

When no one is sitting in the front passenger's seat, or a child or small adult is riding there, the indicator will not come on.

This is because the weight sensors in the seat cannot detect their presence.

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