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What are some tips for short drivers?

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Some good tips for short drivers include getting a cushion for the driver's seat to elevate the driver's position, installing pedal extenders and tilting the steering wheel to a more comfortable position. Wedge-shaped cushions are better than regular pillows, as they do not slide as much.

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Pedal extenders eliminate the need to move the driver's seat forward. If the seat is too close to the airbag, the driver risks endangering himself when the airbag is deployed. Tilt the steering wheel so that its top is about the same level as the driver's shoulders. This gives better control and improves visibility. Another safety tip is to ensure the seat belt and shoulder strap fit snugly and are in the correct positions.

Short drivers can also buy newer car models with more adjustable features.

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