Three Tips for Adjusting Your Car Seat for Better Driving Control

Properly adjusting your seat can help increase safety and control in harsh driving conditions.


Adjusting your car seat to the correct position and using safety equipment can help drivers maintain optimal steering control and visibility, helping to drive safely in winter weather. 

Use the advice below to help adjust your seat to the correct position:
  1. Adjust the seat so that you are no closer than 10 inches to the steering wheel and can see the road ahead.
  2. Your line of sight should be at least 3 inches above the top of the steering wheel
    • TIP: Shorter drivers may need a seat cushion or pedal extension for proper positioning
  3. You should be able to use the pedal with the ball of your foot without stretching your leg or reaching with your foot.


READ: Three Tips for Maintaining Fuel Economy this Winter

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