Setting and operating vehicle components when driving
Operating Components While Driving
Setting or operating the on-board computer, radio, navigation system, telephone or other equipment when driving could distract you from the traffic. You could lose control of the vehicle resulting in serious personal injury or death.
Portable Fuel Containers
Portable Fuel Container Leaks
Risk of serious personal injury or death resulting from fuel leaking out of portable fuel containers.
Portable fuel containers may leak, whether they are full or partially empty. Fuel leaking from a portable container carried in your vehicle could, in case of an accident, cause a fire or explosion.
Risk of damage to the vehicle due to lower ground clearance.
The vehicle may touch the ground as a result of reduced ground clearance.
Engine Exhaust Inhalation
Risk of death or serious personal injury from the inhalation of exhaust fumes.
Engine exhaust is dangerous if inhaled.
Engine exhaust fumes have many components which you can smell. They also contain carbon monoxide (CO), which is a colorless and odorless gas.
Carbon monoxide can cause unconsciousness and even death if inhaled.
California Proposition 65
Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
In addition, certain fluids contained in vehicles and certain products of component wear contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Hot Exhaust Pipes
The exhaust pipe is hot when the vehicle is running and remains hot for some time after the vehicle is turned off.