Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

If Your Car Is Sinking Underwater, THIS Is What You Need To Do To SURVIVE.

It's a scenario that none of us want to be in, but should probably know what to do in case we are. In the video below, two car experts show us what happens when your car is submerged in water -- and what you need to do to survive it.

Apparently, there are two schools of thought on the matter, and each one of them is terrifying in and of itself. See what they did to escape each time -- and make some mental notes should this scary (but ultimately survivable) situation happen to you.

Have you ever wondered what to do if your car started sinking?

It looks terrifying, but there is a way out.

Have you ever wondered what to do if your car started sinking?

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Unfortunately, not many people know how to save themselves.

Statistically, quite a few people die in this way every year.

Unfortunately, not many people know how to save themselves.

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So what's one way to survive?

The answer is pretty surprising.

So what's one way to survive?

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If your car falls over a banking and is submerged in water, every foot you descend adds around 850 pounds of pressure onto the car door.

That means it's basically impossible to get out.

If your car falls over a banking and is submerged in water, every foot you descend adds around 850 pounds of pressure onto the car door.

But there is something you can do.

You just have to be patient.

But there is something you can do.

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