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1

What are the two pathways victims travel in the front seat of a vehicle during an accident?

* Up and over the dashboard
* Down and under the dashboard

2

When an airbag deploys on an unrestrained passenger, the passenger tends to go ___+

under the airbag (submarining), sustaining serious lower extremity injuries.

3

In rear impact collisions rescue personnel should suspect what kind of injuries?

The same kind of injuries as in head on collisions.

4

A common way for rescuers to prevent further injury to victims is to protect them from ____

glass hazards

5

When possible, rescuers should break glass ____

furthest away from occupants to minimize occupant exposure to glass particles.

6

During inclement weather, rescuers should ____

make every effort to protect victims from the inclement weather.