Ford Escape: Notice to utility vehicle and truck owners
Utility vehicles and trucks handle differently than passenger cars in the various driving conditions that are encountered on streets, highways and off-road. Utility vehicles and trucks are not designed for cornering at speeds as high as passenger cars any more than low-slung sports cars are designed to perform satisfactorily under off-road conditions.
WARNING: Utility vehicles have a significantly higher rollover
rate than other types of vehicles. To reduce the risk of serious
injury or death from a rollover or other crash you must:
вЂў Avoid sharp turns and abrupt maneuvers;
вЂў Drive at safe speeds for the conditions;
вЂў Keep tires properly inflated;
вЂў Never overload or improperly load your vehicle; and
вЂў Make sure every passenger is properly restrained.
WARNING: In a rollover crash, an unbelted person is significantly more likely to die than a person wearing a seat belt.
All occupants must wear seat belts and children/infants must use appropriate restraints to minimize the risk of injury or ejection.
Study your ownerвЂ™s guide and any supplements for specific information about equipment features, instructions for safe driving and additional precautions to reduce the risk of an accident or serious injury.
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