Being stuck in a submerged vehicle is the stuff of nightmares, but there are steps you can take to help you escape.
As impossible as it may sound, try to stay calm. Panicking may prevent you from remembering how to escape.
Step 1: Brace for Impact
Once you realize you’re going into the water, tightly grip the steering wheel. If your vehicle has an airbag, it will likely deploy. It’s important to keep your hands at “9 and 3” as opposed to the old standard of “10 and 2.”