Volvo then made the new seat belt design patent open in the interest of safety
and ... that stop the belt from extending off the reel during severe deceleration. ...
Seatbelts in many newer vehicles...
Mar 19, 2015 ... Crash avoidance measures While crash avoidance is the logical first ... Black
boxes or event recorders can be used in cars as a valuable research tool ... brake
by drivers in emergency situations, so increasing stopping distances. .... While
front seat belt use is generally high in normal traffic in many parts of ....
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.
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they carry out. But when a truck accident does ... It was Volvo that invented the
three-point seat belt in 1959. It is an ingenious solution that saves more lives on
the road than ... in our trucks for many years now – but today .... the equipment –
and an increasing number of our ... At the same time, the trucks' braking distance
Apr 3, 2012 ... In the rear of cars, 89% of passengers wear seat belts or use child car restraints.
... Full details of the UK legal requirements for seat belts can be found at ...
Accident reports were collected by Volvo using this method between the end of
.... Firstly, many of the studies relied on self reported seat belt use, ....
Safety Features - built-in safety features such as airbags, antilock braking
systems (ABS), electronic stability control (ESC) and seat belt pre-tensioners help
... safety assist technologies assist the driver in avoiding or reducing the severity
of a crash. .... safety features which can prevent a crash or reduce the impact of a
Auto Emergency Braking (AEB) is a vehicle safety technology has the ... Although
AEB systems vary in their functionality, most systems will provide a ... braking and
prepare the vehicle for collision by pre-tensioning the seatbelts. ... Yes, however
stopping distances may increase so AEB may not be able to avoid the crash ...
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 ...
How quickly you make decisions under stress to avoid an accident. ... Take into
account the traffic, road, and weather conditions, particularly with regard to
stopping distance. ... The seat belt should always be worn during pregnancy. ...
Seat belts lose much of their strength when exposed to violent stretching and
should be ...
Lawyer for truck and trailer recall lawsuit has won millions for clients in product
liability suits ... Reduction in braking capacity could increase the risk of a crash.
.... Volvo Trucks is recalling 798 MY 2008 VNL and VT vehicles. ..... Thomas built
will notify owners and replace any chafed seat belts and replace or modify the ....