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3. When the belt is long enough to fit, insert the latch
plate into the buckle until you hear a “click.”
A belt that is buckled into the wrong buckle will
not protect you properly. The lap portion could
ride too high on your body, possibly causing
internal injuries. Always buckle your belt into the
buckle nearest you.
A belt that is too loose will not protect you as well.
In a sudden stop you could move too far forward,
increasing the possibility of injury. Wear your seat
Latch Plate to Buckle
38 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE