It’s easy to think that abductions really only happen in movies and television crime dramas. But the truth is, it could happen to anyone. But what do you do if you find yourself with your hands tied, confined in a dark, unfamiliar place?

One of the most common binding instruments in an abduction is zip ties. And thankfully, there is a way to get your hands free from one.

Pay attention. This could save your life.

Another method is the friction saw. Don’t forget to clench your wrists!

In the event that you aren’t equipped with the proper tools, you may still be able to escape using this method:

While we don’t like to think about the possibility of being abducted, you can rest a little bit more easily now that you know how to get your hands free.

Please share these important tips with others below!