An airbag is a type of vehicle safety device and is an occupant restraint system.
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On September 1, 1998, the federal government in the United States made
airbags a mandatory addition to automobiles. The law required that airbags were
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With airbags, seatbelt and seat improvements, head and upper body injury
outcomes are .... When manufacturers introduce vehicles into the Australian fleet,
several ... based regulation, vehicles with less than the optimal level of safety
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On this day in History, Federal legislation makes airbags mandatory on Sep 01,
1998. ... Unfortunately, the law did not require people to use their seat belts, and
only ... When air bags inflated, they could hit people of smaller stature–and
children in .... On September 1, 1964, pitcher Masanori Murakami becomes the
Safety did not become a selling point for new cars until the late 1980s, but it ...
While significant legislation such as the introduction of blood alcohol limits for
driving ... A load limiter, now also common, releases the belt in a controlled way
when it ... In Australia, Holden was the first local maker to introduce a driver's
It is estimated that frontal airbags have reduced light vehicle fatalities by 13 ...
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number of factors, including safer vehicles, safer roads, and improved law
enforcement. ... of the number of light vehicles equipped with these technologies
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Australian Government under the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989. ... When a
road vehicle is first used on Australian roads the relevant ... and do not become a
barrier to importation of safer vehicles and vehicle components.
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upon a comprehensive 3 year crash testing and ... Furthermore, the airbag can
act on a wider body area .... equipped and non-airbag equipped vehicles did not.