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How to behave in an emergency situation?

Как вести себя в аварийной ситуации?

Sometimes it happens that the accident can not escape? Then your goal as a driver is to save other than your life and the lives of passengers.

Let's look at the variants of the clashes and talk about how to behave in this or that situation.

A kick in the side is considered the most traumatic. And the seat belt does not protect us from being hit in the side. The body will, by inertia, move into the interior of the cabin, if a similar blow from outside is to follow.

Imagine that your car is about to crash into your door. You are wearing your seat belt. What will you do? It remains not more than a few seconds. If you know what to do in such cases, you can try to make sure that the injuries were minimal. And so, it is necessary to press the chin tightly to the chest, close your eyes (in the event of an accident there will be splinters that can leave you blind), the handles in the ceiling part of the car are the only support option, grab them. But in the handle on the door, the door is a dangerous place, because you'll have to hit it. Cross your arms over your chest, round the spine, head slightly forward. Do not hide your legs under the seat. Remember this position and in the event of an accident, take it as quickly as possible.

When can a side impact occur? If you are illiterate to cross the intersection, if it's wrong to leave the adjoining territory or even ineptly turn. At the crossroads, you must be very careful - no unnecessary sounds, no conversations with passengers. A yellow or flashing traffic light is also not the best option, we go only to green. Do not do what is forbidden, it will protect you and your loved ones.

If the collision can not be avoided - work with pedals (brake or gas) to substitute the hood or trunk, and not the salon, under the impact.

Another reason for accidents is drift. From it, the machine usually goes sideways, that is, to the obstacle you will move exactly sideways. How to be? Try to reduce the speed. Than to collide or face with other participants of movement - it is better to take off from road a cowling or a luggage carrier. Try to deploy the car if the skid is not controlled. Gas and brakes will help you, of course, do not forget about the steering wheel.

Recommendations for those who sit behind. Always fasten when you get into the car. Never grasp at the threat of an accident for the door handles. Optimum will lean on the back of the front seat.

Not always the car will turn over if the tire bursts. Be prepared to drive in this situation hard and hard. Do not drive at high speed with low tires.