Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual: Drunk Driving

Death and injury associated with drinking and driving is a global tragedy.

Warning

Drinking and then driving is very dangerous. Your reflexes, perceptions, attentiveness, and judgment can be affected by even a small amount of alcohol. You can have a serious - or even fatal - collision if you drive after drinking.

Do not drink and drive or ride with a driver who has been drinking.

Ride home in a cab; or if you are with a group, designate a driver who will not drink.

Control of a Vehicle

Braking, steering, and accelerating are important factors in helping to control a vehicle while driving.

    Defensive Driving
    Defensive driving means “always expect the unexpected.” The first step in driving defensively is to wear the safety belt. See Safety Belts on page 3-10. Assume that other road users (pedestrians ...

    Braking
    Braking action involves perception time and reaction time. Deciding to push the brake pedal is perception time. Actually doing it is reaction time. Average driver reaction time is about three-quart ...

    Other materials:

    System Settings
    Configuring the Number of Favorite Pages Up to six favorite pages can be saved, and each page can store up to six radio stations. To configure the number of available favorite pages: Press the CONFIG button. Select Radio Settings. Select Radio Favorites. Select the number of available ...

    Satellite Radio
    If equipped, vehicles with a SiriusXM® satellite radio tuner and a valid SiriusXM satellite radio subscription can receive SiriusXM programming. SiriusXM Satellite Radio Service SiriusXM is a satellite radio service based in the 48 contiguous United States and 10 Canadian provinces. SiriusXM ...

    Seat Adjustment
    Manual Seats To adjust the seat: Lift the bar under the front edge of the seat cushion to unlock the seat. Slide the seat to the desired position and release the bar. Try to move the seat back and forth to be sure it is locked in place. See Seat Adjustment on page 3-5. Seat Height A ...