WARNING   WARNING:  Apply the parking brake, shift into park (P), switch the vehicle off and remove the key or remote control before you leave your vehicle. Failure to follow this instruction could result in personal injury or death.
WARNING   WARNING:  If you drive extended distances with the parking brake applied, you could cause damage to the brake system.
WARNING   WARNING:  The electric parking brake does not operate if the vehicle battery has run out of charge.

Parking Brake  The electronic parking brake switch is on the center console.
Pull the switch up to apply the electric parking brake. The red warning lamp flashes, then steadily illuminates when the parking brake is applied.
Note:   You can apply the electric parking brake when the vehicle is off.
Note:   The electric parking brake could automatically apply when you shift into park (P).  See   Park (P)