Are Air Bags Safe for Cars?
Air bags are designed for frontal-angle crashes, the kind of impact that accounts for more than half of all occupant fatalities in passenger vehicles. Air bags are made to distribute the force of the impact more evenly over the occupant's upper body, stopping the occupants more gradually (Air Bag Safety 1). Even though air bags contribute and benefit to save human lives during car collisions, the question of how safe
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The Los Angeles Times, (2000) Slower Speed Air Bag test Hinted; Safety: A federal agency is expected to require them, but some activists say harder staged crashes mean more protection. pg. 1-3.
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