2001 Volvo S40 & V 40
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S40 & V 40
Chapter 1 - Occupant safety
pg. 1 Occupant safety
Not wearing a seat belt is like believing "It'll never happen to me!" Volvo, the inventor of the three-point seat belt,
you and all adult occupants of your car to wear seat belts and ensure that children are properly restrained, using an
car or booster seat determined by age, weight and height. Volvo also believes no child should sit in the front seat of a
and that no one under 4 feet 7 inches should ride as a passenger in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with a
passenger side airbag.
Fact: In every state and province, some type of child-restraint legislation has been passed. Additionally, most states and
provinces have already made it mandatory for occupants of a car to use seat belts.
So, urging you to "buckle up" is not just our recommendation - legislation in your state or province may mandate seat belt
usage. The few seconds it takes to buckle up may one day allow you to say, "It's a good thing I was wearing my seat belt".
Seat belts 2
Volvo SRS 4
Side Impact Protection System - (SIPS) air bag 8
IC system 10
Child safety, Booster cushion 11
Child restraint anchorages 14
Reporting Safety Defects 16
pg. 2 Seat belts
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