Honda Accord: A FewWordsAbout Safety - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: A FewWordsAbout Safety

Your safety, and the safety of others, is very important. And operating this vehicle safely is an important responsibility.

To help you make informed decisions about safety, we have provided operating procedures and other information on labels and in this manual. This information alerts you to potential hazards that could hurt you or others.

Of course, it is not practical or possible to warn you about all the hazards associated with operating or maintaining your vehicle. You must use your own good judgement.

You will find this important safety information in a variety of forms, including:

Safety Labels - on the vehicle.

Safety Messages - preceded by a safety alert symbol , and one of three signal words: , or, ., or These signal words mean:.

These signal words mean:

HURT if you don’t follow instructions. You WILL be KILLED or SERIOUSLY HURT if you don’t follow instructions.

HURT if you don’t follow instructions. You CAN be KILLED or SERIOUSLY HURT if you don’t follow instructions.

followYou CAN be HURT if you don’t follow instructions.

Safety Headings - such as Important Safety Reminders or Important Safety Precautions.

Safety Section - such as Driver and Passenger Safety.

Instructions - how to use this vehicle correctly and safely.

This entire book is filled with important safety information please read it carefully.

    Introduction
    One of the best ways to enhance the enjoyment of your new vehicle is to read this manual. In it, you will learn how to operate its driving controls and convenience items. Afterwards, keep this own ...

    Overview of Contents
    Contents A convenient reference to the sections in this manual. Your Vehicle at a Glance A quick reference to the main controls in your vehicle. Driver and Passenger Safety Important informat ...

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    Headlight Replacement
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    Compass Zone Selection
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