Crash! Your car just smashed into the car right in front of you at a speed of 35 mph. The whole front of your car is smashed but luckily your head isnít, thanks to the airbag deploying. This scenario happened over 2.9 million times through August, 1998. Airbags significantly reduce the risk of being killed in a crash. The risk of being killed, if you have your seatbelt on, is reduced by 26% and 32% if you doní
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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that these side impact airbag systems could save about 600 people each year.
Because of the advancements in technology, car companies are able to design safer cars and make driving a safer experience. Still, you should always wear your seatbelt when you go out, even if itís only for a short distance. Most accidents happen less than 10 miles from home. Itís always better to be safe than sorry.