Thursday, November 12, 2009

Airbags currently fitted to car seatbelts

Half a century after the arrival of the three-point seatbelt, Ford car has developed a edition that incorporates an airbag. The inflatable seat belt works by dispersal the force of impact across a considerably greater area of the torso than a conservative seat belt. Airbags are used in an increasing number of applications – they have been integrated into motorcycle jackets and a Japanese company has developed the technology to be worn by the mature to protect against falls

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