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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


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

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


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

The same kind of injuries as in head on collisions.


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

glass hazards


When possible, rescuers should break glass ____

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


During inclement weather, rescuers should ____

make every effort to protect victims from the inclement weather.