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Seat belt - Wikipedia

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A seat belt, also known as a safety belt, is a vehicle safety device designed to secure the ... Most seatbelt malfunctions are as a result of there being too much slack in the .... Volvo introduced ...

Seatbelt Physics - HyperPhysics

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For the example car crash scenario the stopping distance is one foot, the force on a 160 ... A moderate amount of stretch in the seatbelts will reduce the average impact force. ... then dictates that a shorter stopping distance increases the impact force. ... A seatbelt stops you with the car, which is almost always a much larger ...

TheScienceClassroom - Seat Belts

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Seat belts can prevent death in about half of these accidents. If you know this ... A crash which stops the car and driver must take away all its kinetic energy. When applying ... him/her with this being said they need much more to make sure that they are ... that a shorter stopping distance increases the impact force. If the car ....

Car safety - NRMA

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Nov 24, 2014 ... upon it, such as the force of friction, will remain in constant motion. ... of Inertia. The seatbelt allows us to become one with the ... for example when a driver hits the brakes and increases .... absorb as much of the kinetic energy of a car crash as .... Stopping distance and friction ...... braking in the Volvo V40...

Do Seat Belts Save Lives? - The Physics Factbook - Hypertextbook

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... seat belt was patented by the Swedish inventor Nils Bohlin and introduced by Volvo in 1959. ... In terms of physics, a seat belt increases the stopping distance of an ... but it does not account for other factors that may be involved in a car accident. ... Since the p-value is equal to 9.05 × 10<sup>−14</sup> is much less than 0.05 (a ...

Stop! Or your next car will for you, thanks to automatic braking

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Apr 2, 2016 ... your next car will save you from crashing volvo automatic braking ... Increase the speed by just 10 MPH and the stopping distance almost doubles. ... In practice, manufacturers plan to do much better than that, stopping the ... require full-force panic braking with the ABS pumping and seat belts cinching up.

Passenger Cars and Safety - New - Cars.com

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Feb 18, 2014 ... While a car that goes off the pavement can roll, its lower center of ... ABS shortens stopping distances in some situations, but its main ... (The Porsche Boxster and Volvo C70 are two convertibles in which ... that an unbelted rear-seat passenger increases the front-seat occupant's risk of death by 20 percent.

Cars - European Commission

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While crash avoidance is the logical first objective for vehicle engineering for .... to the brake by drivers in emergency situations, so increasing stopping distances. ... Use of a seat belt or restraint helps to slow the occupant down in a crash by .... Many new cars can absorb their own kinetic energy in their frontal structures in ...

2008 Volvo S80

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Such use could cause injury in the event of an accident. As seat belts lose much of their strength when exposed to violent stretching, they should be replaced ...

2008 Volvo C30

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Such use could cause injury in the event of an accident. As seat belts lose much of their strength when exposed to violent stretching, they should be replaced ...