Every owners manual I have seen tells the owner to read and understand the manual before operating the vehicle.
Tell me why do you not believe in personal responsibility.
The Personal Responsibility crowd is doing some epic backtracking on their principles in order to justify a frivolous lawsuit against an American company. It's surreal.
But that said, I read my owners manual for my Honda Accord when I got it. I didn't memorize it though. Did you memorize your owner's manual?
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. ~W.C. Fields