Very few drivers realize the role a proper seating position plays in the safe operating of a motor vehicle. The relationship to the airbag, and controls is critical. Visibility and the ability to remain in place during emergency maneuvers are other factors.
When entering a vehicle for the first time, take a few moments to ensure proper seat positioning.
The first step is to adjust the fore/aft direction. Make sure your bottom is placed as far back in the seat as possible, with your back firmly pressing against the backrest. From this position move the seat forward or back until you can comfortably place your right foot on the floorboards “behind” the brake pedal with your knee slightly bent.
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