What Year Were Airbags Mandatory?

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Airbags were made mandatory in 1984. The Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 208 - also known as FMVSS 208 - was amended by the government on July 11, 1984. The amendment required all cars made after a certain date in 1989 to be equipped with mandatory airbags.
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