Nov 17, 2010 ... Because air bag sensors measure deceleration, vehicle speed and ... The jolt of
driving off the pavement woke her up and she yanked the ...
www.safercar.gov/Vehicle Shoppers/Air Bags/General FAQ
What should I do when the "PASS AIR BAG OFF" (or “PASSENGER AIR BAG ....
factors including: the characteristics of the crash (e.g., speed, other vehicle(s) ...
Mar 16, 2009 ... Between these two speeds, the air bags may or may not deploy, ... and under-
ride impacts where the front of your car goes under the side or ...
May 25, 2010 ... But that doesn't necessarily mean the airbags failed. And the speed of the car
and the force of the impact don't, in and of themselves, determine ...
www.nhtsa.gov/Driving Safety/Occupant Protection/ci.Advanced Frontal Air Bags.print
When appropriate, it may signal the frontal air bag(s) to shut off entirely (referred
to as "suppression"). ... other key factors, such as your vehicle's speed, the type of
impact, impact direction, the air bag ... The same goes for front seat passengers.
The load bang was the airbags going off, not from the impact of the vehicles. .....
Even in a slow-speed crash, the force of a deployed airbag can ...
Mar 31, 2010 ... Airbags undoubtedly save lives, but drivers shouldn't expect them to deploy ...
slams into you at speed from behind and catapults you into the car in front. ....
near front and curtain airbags, or otherwise switching the airbags off.
The sensor doesn't set off the airbag, as such, but a control module. ... and you
get hit from behind by someone going 50+, the airbags wouldn't go off? .... Most
SRS systems don't engage until a speed threshold is reached.
When a car's airbag deploys, it comes out of the dashboard at extremely high
speed, generally over 100 MPH. The airbag will also be hot and may be covered
In reality, the air bag may deploy at higher or lower speeds. .... The following
YouTube video clip shows some doofus sitting on an air bag when it goes off.