An airbag is a vehicle safety device. It is a type of occupant restraint system that
consists of a ..... car to be sold in Europe with nine airbags. Variable force
deployment front airbags were deve...
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 ...
John W. Hetrick of Newport, Pennsylvania, (U.S.) invented the air bag in 1952,
and patented his device in 1953. Hetrick came up with ...
Patented in 1952 (# 2,649,311), Hetrick developed a "safety cushion" for cars, the
forerunner of today's airbags. His design included an under-hood tank for ...
Airbags have saved many lives since their introduction in early 1980s. ... In 1968,
the first electromechanical automotive airbag was invented using this crash ...
3 days ago ... Airbags are very simple but also amazingly clever, because they have to ...
Although a German inventor named Walter Linderer filed an airbag ...
Invention. Shortly after John Hetrick had witnessed an automobile accident he
received a patent in 1953 for a “safety cushion assembly for automotive vehicles.
He had invented in 1968 a sensor and safety system which is considered as the
first electromechanical automotive airbag system. But even before that ...
On this day in History, Federal legislation makes airbags mandatory on Sep 01,
1998. ... which used an experimental, unmanned submersible developed by.
May 24, 2013 ... Improvements in airbag placement and technology have reduced injury and
fatality rates. Future car airbag technology could make driving ...