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Seat belts were invented by English engineer George Cayley in the ... to the automotive industry with his idea of retractable seat belts.

Seat Belt History - Evolution of the Seat Belt


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


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 ...

Starting to Click: A History of Automotive Seatbelts - Page 2


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 first ...

Nils Bohlin - inventor of the seatbelt - The Independent


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 ...

The Hotly Contested History of the Seat Belt | Esurance Blog


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 ...

Strapping Success: The 3-Point Seatbelt Turns 50 | WIRED


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 ...

How Nils Bohlin invented the three-point safety belt | The New ...


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 ...

Volvo Gave Away Their Most Important Invention To Save Lives


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 ...

Why Volvo gave away the patent for their most important invention


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.

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Three-point seatbelt inventor Nils Bohlin born - History (history.com)


On this day in History, Three-point seatbelt inventor Nils Bohlin born on Jul 17, ... Bohlin had developed the three-point seat belt, introduced in Volvo cars in 1959. ... Since 1959, engineers have worked to enhance the three-point belt, but the ...

Seat Belts History - RoSPA


Feb 28, 2014 ... Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) appoints Motor Vehicle Seat Belt Committee. 1956. Volvo markets 2-point cross-chest diagonal belt as ...

History of Seat Belts - Inventors


A seat belt helps keep you safe but who invented the first one? ... History of Seat Belts. Girl (5-7) in ballet outfit playing video game in backseat of car. Longview/ ...