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How to escape a sinking vehicle demonstration

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People watch on as the Collier County Sheriff's Office participates in a training excersise to demonstrate how to escape a sinking vehicle at Golden Gate Community Park on Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 in Naples, Fla. Gordon Giesbrecht, a professor at the University of Manitoba and an expert on cold-water survival and safety, led the demonstration. His motto is, 'seatbelt, window, children, out.' He also urged people to never use their cell phone during this type of emergency.

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Dania Maxwell/Staff People watch on as the Collier County Sheriff's Office participates in a training excersise to demonstrate how to escape a sinking vehicle at Golden Gate Community Park on Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 in Naples, Fla. Gordon Giesbrecht, a professor at the University of Manitoba and an expert on cold-water survival and safety, led the demonstration. His motto is, "seatbelt, window, children, out." He also urged people to never use their cell phone during this type of emergency.

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Cpl. Geoff Fahringer, of the Collier County Sheriff's Office, celebrates after escaping a sinking vehicle during a training exercise at Golden Gate Community Park on Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 in Naples, Fla. Gordon Giesbrecht, a professor at the University of Manitoba and an expert on cold-water survival and safety, led the demonstration. His motto is, 'seatbelt, window, children, out.' He also urged people to never use their cell phone during this type of emergency.
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The Collier County Sheriff's Office participates in a training exercise to demonstrate how to escape a sinking vehicle at Golden Gate Community Park on Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 in Naples, Fla. Gordon Giesbrecht, a professor at the University of Manitoba and an expert on cold-water survival and safety, led the demonstration. His motto is, 'seatbelt, window, children, out.' He also urged people to never use their cell phone during this type of emergency.
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Sgt. Daren Larson, left, and Sgt. Jim Baker, right, of the Collier County Sheriff's Office pull a vehicle out of the water during a training exercise to demonstrate how to escape a sinking vehicle at Golden Gate Community Park on Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 in Naples, Fla. Gordon Giesbrecht, a professor at the University of Manitoba and an expert on cold-water survival and safety, led the demonstration. His motto is, 'seatbelt, window, children, out.' He also urged people to never use their cell phone during this type of emergency.
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The Collier County Sheriff's Office participates in a training excersise to demonstrate how to escape a sinking vehicle at Golden Gate Community Park on Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 in Naples, Fla. Gordon Giesbrecht, a professor at the University of Manitoba and an expert on cold-water survival and safety, led the demonstration. His motto is, 'seatbelt, window, children, out.' He also urged people to never use their cell phone during this type of emergency.
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Sgt. Jim Baker, of the Collier County Sheriff's Office, demonstrates how to escape a sinking vehicle with children during a training exercise at Golden Gate Community Park on Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 in Naples, Fla. Gordon Giesbrecht, a professor at the University of Manitoba and an expert on cold-water survival and safety, led the demonstration. His motto is, 'seatbelt, window, children, out.' He also urged people to never use their cell phone during this type of emergency.
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People watch on as the Collier County Sheriff's Office participates in a training excersise to demonstrate how to escape a sinking vehicle at Golden Gate Community Park on Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 in Naples, Fla. Gordon Giesbrecht, a professor at the University of Manitoba and an expert on cold-water survival and safety, led the demonstration. His motto is, 'seatbelt, window, children, out.' He also urged people to never use their cell phone during this type of emergency.
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Kenlee Schwenneker, center, watches on as the Collier County Sheriff's Office participates in a training excersise to demonstrate how to escape a sinking vehicle at Golden Gate Community Park on Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 in Naples, Fla. Gordon Giesbrecht, a professor at the University of Manitoba and an expert on cold-water survival and safety, led the demonstration. His motto is, 'seatbelt, window, children, out.' He also urged people to never use their cell phone during this type of emergency.
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The Collier County Sheriff's Office participates in a training exercise showing how to use a a centre punch tool to break a window in the event of a sinking car at Golden Gate Community Park on Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 in Naples, Fla. Gordon Giesbrecht, a professor at the University of Manitoba and an expert on cold-water survival and safety, led the demonstration. His motto is, 'seatbelt, window, children, out.' He also urged people to never use their cell phone during this type of emergency.

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