To minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash, the driver and passenger occupants should not operate the vehicle until the head restraint has been adjusted to its proper position. The driver should never adjust the head restraint while the vehicle is in motion.
The adjustable head restraint is a safety device. Whenever possible, it should be installed and properly adjusted while the adjoining seat is occupied. It’s important to install the head restraint properly to minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash.