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Default Escape from a locked car

On 04/06/2021 16:41, Peter Parry wrote:
On Thu, 3 Jun 2021 12:39:13 +0100, Pancho

A vet has drowned in her car.

Astonishingly in my car there appears no way to get out from inside if
it is locked and/or the electrics are off.

Apparently the answer is to have a device to break the side door glass.

I was looking at:


Do they work?, my gut feeling is the hammer would be best.

The first, the spring loaded one, or a normal spring loaded centre
punch such as

are better than a hammer and will shatter a side window effectively
and with little effort.

A seat belt cutter is of limited value. Most people are used to
releasing a normal seat buckle but will never have used a belt cutter
of any sort.

I would agree with you from a lone driver POV, but with rear seatbelts
and children with buckles that are difficult to locate, especially with
child seats such I think the cutter may have value. Especially the pull
variety. The push style would be utterly useless.