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PHONE SAFETY

WARNING

Switch off the phone in areas with a high explosion risk, e.g., filling stations, fuel storage areas, or chemical factories. Further high explosion risks are found where the air contains fuel vapour, chemicals, or metal dust. The phone could trigger an explosion or cause a fire.

WARNING

Always store the phone securely. In an accident, loose items can cause injury.

WARNING

The functioning of cardiac pacemakers or hearing aids may be impaired when the phone is in use. Check with a doctor or the device's manufacturer whether any such devices that the vehicle's occupants are using are sufficiently protected against high-frequency energy.

WARNING

Even when using the Bluetooth® wireless technology hands-free feature, using the phone while driving is dangerous. The use of a phone diverts the driver's attention from the traffic situation. When using the phone, stop at an appropriate place where other vehicles are not endangered or inconvenienced.

WARNING

Drivers should talk on the phone only when it is safe to do so and when such use does not distract the driver from the road.

WARNING

Drivers should never text message while driving. Texting while driving diverts attention from the road and can lead to accidents, which may cause serious injury or death.

The Health Industry Manufacturers' Association recommends that a minimum separation of 15 cm is maintained between a wireless phone antenna and a pacemaker. The recommendation is to avoid potential interference with the pacemaker. The recommendations are consistent with the independent research by, and recommendations of, Wireless Technology Research.