Seat belts were invented by English engineer George Cayley in the ... to the
automotive industry with his idea of retractable seat belts.
History of Seat Belts in the United States - the evolution of seat belt buckles and
... been issued by the Society of Automotive Engineers ("SAE") (29 F.R. 12736, ...
Starting to Click: A History of Automotive Seatbelts. In olden days horse and cart
drivers tried to figure how to keep passengers (and themselves, of course) from ...
A year later the Society of Automotive Engineers appointed their first Motor
Vehicle Seat Belt Committee. It was in 1955, as well, that California became the
Aug 18, 2009 ... Few of us have heard of Nils Bohlin, but whenever we take a car ... did not invent
the safety belt, nor did they put them in their cars first, and their ...
May 23, 2011 ... Claghorn's invention fizzled, but cars with seat belts begin to appear. ... The
Society of Automotive Engineers gets wise and establishes the ...
Aug 13, 2009 ... Volvo made history — and the world a far safer place — 50 years ago today
when it delivered the world's first car with standard three-point safety belts. ... the
eight patents to have the greatest significance for humanity during ...
Dec 16, 2013 ... The three-point seatbelt has been referred to by the German patent ... The first
cars to have the belt installed were the Volvo Amazon and ...
Aug 8, 2013 ... Volvo built their reputation on selling safer cars, but they gave away the most ... At
that time, seat belts were simple two-point waist restraints, and in crashes ... The
design was first launched in the Nordic market in 1959 on the Volvo ... It was a
revolutionary invention, and one that probably could have netted ...
Aug 7, 2013 ... The life-saving three-point seat belt was too significant not to share, according to
... in 1995 and, in 1999, was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. ... the
most successful contribution to safety in the history of motoring.