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Seat belts

General information

Use of one seat belt for a pristegivaniye more than one person is not allowed!

In total being in the car during movement people should be fastened by seat belts of what reminds the special buzzer which is activating approximately for 6 seconds at inclusion of ignition. At the included ignition and not fastened seat belt of a driver's seat on a combination of devices the special control lamp (will burn see. Part car Equipment, arrangement of devices and governing bodies).

Belts of lobbies and back lateral seats have a diagonal and zone (three-anchor) design. The central seat of a back seat is equipped with a belt of a two-anchor (zone) design.

Seat belts of forward seats are equipped with automatic emergency natyazhitel. The order of using such belts is similar to an order of using belts of a usual design. In more detail the principle of functioning of emergency natyazhitel is considered in the Section System of additional safety (SRS).

Two-anchor belt and zone section of a three-anchor belt it is necessary to have at level of hips that it covered a coxofemoral joint sitting, as the strongest element of a skeleton of the person.

The humeral section of a belt should not be passed under the arm or be imposed on a neck of the sitting.

Watch, that the strap of a belt was not overwound.

Remember that maximum efficiency of action of a seat belt is reached at the vertical provision of a back of a seat. The excessive inclination of a back increases probability of a proskalzyvaniye sitting at blow under a belt.

Seat belts of a diagonal and zone design have three anchor points one of which is equipped with the inertial returnable device with automatic blocking at breakthroughs. Belts of this kind do not need adjustment of length. The two-anchor belt at breakthroughs is not blocked and is recommended by the KIA company as means for fastening of a special children's seat (see. Section Transportation of children).

If the back average seat is occupied, the children's seat on a forward passenger seat is allowed to fix.

At installation of a special children's seat it is necessary to transfer a seat belt to a condition of compulsory blocking by a full pulling it from the returnable device. Holding a belt in the extended condition, fix them a children's seat, operating according to instructions of the manufacturer of the last. After a buckle zashchelkivaniye surplus of length of a belt will be winded on a drum of the returnable device and will be blocked, having provided reliable fixing of a children's seat. For return of a belt to a usual operating mode dismantle a special children's seat and allow the returnable device to wind a belt on the inertial drum.

Instructions for use seat belts


    Slowly extend a belt from the returnable device, throw it through a shoulder and latch a bracket of a buckle of a belt in the lock, then pull for a strap of humeral section up, checking reliability of fixing of a bracket in the lock. Make sure that the strap of a belt is not overwound, - the overwound belt in itself is dangerous.
    As much as possible lower zone section of a belt, having placed it as it is possible below on hips. Having pulled for humeral section, choose a weak point of a strap and try to achieve a dense prileganiye it to a body, - in case of need tighten a belt as appropriate. The strap should pass through a thorax sitting on a diagonal so that loading at blow fell generally on the strongest top part of a torso.
    The driver of a vehicle, having fastened by the seat belt, should check, that all passengers also were properly fastened. To unfasten a belt, press the red button with an inscription of PRESS which is located on the case of the lock of a buckle. At belt taking-up by a drum of the returnable device it is necessary to hold it for a lock bracket. At an exit from the car track, that the belt did not get to a doorway and it did not appear is clamped at a zakhlopyvaniye of the last.

Additional information

Additional recommendations

Do not attach to straps of seat belts any slips and other subjects. Installation of extras or change of provision of fastening of humeral section can reduce efficiency of action of a belt and increase probability of a travmirovaniye at failure.

Have no firm or sharp subjects between the body and a forward safety cushion.

Transportation of firm or sharp subjects on a lap, and also driving with a tube for smoking or other sharp subjects in a mouth at failure can lead to receiving heavy to traumas.

For the purpose of prevention of risk of unauthorized operation of face-to-face safety cushions try not to press hands to the locations of their modules on the dashboard and a nave of a steering wheel.

Recommendations for pregnant women

Safety of the pregnant woman is the best way of preservation of a fruit in case of road accident therefore in movements the pregnant woman (both as the driver, and as the passenger) should be fastened without fail a seat belt, paying thus special attention to correctness of placement of its sections concerning the body.

When using belts of a diagonal and zone design it is necessary to remember that the zone section of a belt should settle down as it is possible below on hips and not to be at all not imposed on a stomach.

The pregnant woman also should occupy vertical situation on a seat. Thus the forward seat should be most far removed from the dashboard that will allow in case of road accident or operation of a forward safety cushion to reduce risk of receiving traumas and mutilations not only for the woman, but also for a fruit.

At each visit of the observing doctor, consult, whether it is desirable to operate for you the car!