An airbag is a vehicle safety device. It is a type of occupant restraint system that
consists of a .... In 1967, a breakthrough occurred in the development of airbag
crash sensors when Allen K. Bree...
Sep 25, 2006 ... 2,649,311 was the first prototype for today's modern airbags. ... In that story,
Hetrick recalled the inspiration for his invention: "In the spring of '52 ...
Feb 19, 2016 ... Automobile air bags like the ones in this Peugeot 306 car, inflate and ... John W.
Hetrick of Newport, Pennsylvania, (U.S.) invented the air bag in ...
The first to score a major breakthrough with sensors for airbags was Allen Breed,
a former RCA engineer. About 1967 he invented a $5 electromechanical ...
Airbags have saved many lives since their introduction in early 1980s. ... In 1968,
the first electromechanical automotive airbag was invented using this crash ...
He had invented in 1968 a sensor and safety system which is considered as the
first electromechanical automotive airbag system. But even before that ...
Invention. Shortly after John Hetrick had witnessed an automobile accident he
received a patent in 1953 for a “safety cushion assembly for automotive vehicles.
On this day in History, Federal legislation makes airbags mandatory on Sep 01,
1998. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Feb 20, 2013 ... Volvo V40's Pedestrian Airbag. Volvo, the Swedish carmaker known for its safety
engineering (a Volvo engineer invented the modern 3-point ...